American officials say they believe Russia was behind the hacking of Democratic National Committee emails. The U.N. expresses caution about a Russian plan to allow civilians and unarmed rebels to leave Aleppo, Syria. And Turkey ramps up a crackdown on the media and military. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
The Palestinian legislature is scheduled to vote on a new cabinet to be led by the first Palestinian Prime Minister, Mahmoud Abbas. A panel joins guest host Sheila Kast to discuss the new leadership and prospects for the so called ‘road map’ peace plan.
- Ed Abington former Consul Genral in Jerusalem and political consultant to the Palestinian Authority
- Shibley Telhami Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, and author of "The Stakes: America in the Middle East" (Westview Press)
- Martin Indyk vice president for foreign policy, the Brookings Institution.
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