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In a speech to the U.S. Congress, Japan’s prime minister presses for support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. The head of Nepal’s army says the death toll from the 7.8-magnitude earthquake could rise significantly. It now exceeds 6,000. Saudi Arabia’s monarchy redraws the lines of succession to tap a younger generation of leaders. The U.S. Navy begins to accompany some American-flagged ships in the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seizes a cargo ship. And U.S. officials acknowledge the FBI facilitated the ransom payment of an American held hostage by al Qaida. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- David Sanger National security correspondent, The New York Times; author of "Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power."
- Missy Ryan Pentagon reporter, The Washington Post.
- David Rothkopf CEO and editor, FP group, which publishes Foreign Policy Magazine; author of "National Insecurity: American Leadership in an Age of Fear" (2014)
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