As Europeans ask where precisely is the scandal in the Petraeus scandal, Americans wonder if their lawmakers can avoid the fiscal cliff. François Picard looks at the twists and turns of Barack Obama's first week since his re-election.
- Laurie DUNDON, Fellow, Truman National Security Project;
- Amine OUAZAD, Assistant Professor of Economics, INSEAD;
- Douglas HERBERT, France 24 International Affairs Editor;
Programme prepared and produced by Shamira Mohammad, Yann Pusztai, and Mary Colombel