Syrian rebels seek evacuation from the besieged city of Aleppo. President-elect Trump chooses an Iowa governor with good relations with Beijing as ambassador to China. And Italy’s prime minister resigns after a referendum defeat. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Sixty distinguished scientists last month criticized the Bush administration for how it uses scientific information in making policy, how it handles the selection of scientists for federal advisory panels, and other scientific issues. The current and former director of the federal Office of Science and Technology Policy join Diane to talk about this statement and the questions it raises.
- Dr. Neal Lane former Presidential Science advisor and former director of the National Science Foundation
- Dr. John Marburger Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy
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