Inflation is high. The GDP has shrunk. But the job market has never been better. The Washington Post's Damian Paletta helps make sense of the U.S. economy today.
A panel of journalists joins Diane analysis of the week’s top international news stories, including: General Patraeus on the possibility of US troops leaving Baghdad by next summer; the Bush Administration’s decision to give Georgia $1 billion in non-military aid; and, the latest events in Pakistan, North Korea, and Thailand.
- Nancy Youssef Pentagon correspondent, McClatchy newspapers.
- Demetri Sevastopulo Pentagon and intelligence correspondent, "Financial Times"
- Kevin Whitelaw Freelance journalist. Former deputy assistant managing editor, U.S. News and World Report
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