President Obama visits Afghanistan while conflict continues at home over tax cuts, jobless benefits and cutting the deficit. Yochi Dreazen (National Journal) discusses Obama’s surprise trip to Afghanistan. John Harwood (CNBC & NY Times) details the fights between Obama and the GOP on taxes. Doyle McManus (LA Times) reports on the effects of the new secretive document disclosure from WikiLeaks.
The Panel discusses the future of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the US and international fallout from Wikileaks, the search for Julian Assange and the lame duck congress's debate over tax cuts. With Yochi Dreazen of National Journal, John Harwood of CNBC and the New York Times and Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times.