Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Heavy fighting continued near Syria's capital as opposition fighters tried to drive out government forces; Israel said striking Iran over its nuclear program is "very far off"; and the search for 21 people still missing in the Costa Concordia shipwreck continued. Michael Hirsh of National Journal, Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post and Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Heavy fighting continued near Syria's capital as opposition fighters tried to drive out government forces; Israel said striking Iran over its nuclear program is "very far off"; and the search for 21 people still missing in the Costa Concordia shipwreck continued. Michael Hirsh of National Journal, Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post and Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

Michael Hirsh

chief correspondent, National Journal magazine; author of "Capital Offense: How Washington's Wise Men Turned America's Future Over to Wall Street."

Karen DeYoung

senior diplomatic correspondent, The Washington Post.

Abderrahim Foukara

Washington bureau chief of Al Jazeera Arabic.

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