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Issues in the News

Moderator Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of the Weekly Standard, Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent for al and Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and Tom DeFrank of the New York Daily News discuss President Obama’s second term, the nomination of Senator John Kerry to be Secretary of State and how that will affect the tone and substance of US foreign policy, the fate of Syrian President Bashar al Assad, US policy toward Iran and the politics behind Russian President Vladimir Putin’s endorsement of a bill that bars Americans from adopting Russian children.