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It was a roller coaster of a week. A National Intelligence Estimate said Iran ended its nuclear weapons program four years ago — but not everyone is buying it. Defense Secretary Gates said the Marines will stay in Iraq. The Supreme Court pondered the rights of Guantanamo detainees, and the CIA admitted it destroyed tapes of interrogations.

The presidential race tightened in Iowa, as polls showed Obama and Huckabee gaining momentum, and Mitt Romney made a long-awaited speech on his faith.

This hour, On Point: we go behind the headlines with top analysts, and you.Guests:

Carol Giacomo, member of The New York Times editorial board.

Peter Wehner, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Former Deputy Assistant to President Bush and Director of the White House Office of Strategic Initiatives.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analsyt and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on December 7, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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