Transition of power

Barack Obama takes the oath of office for president on Jan. 20, 2009. The weeks leading up to that date provide some insight into how he will govern.

Clinton heads new foreign policy team

Broadcast: Midmorning, 12/02/2008, 9:06 a.m.
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President-elect Obama is receiving praise for assembling a diverse "team of rivals." But will the new team's centrist character improve the democrats' reputation for being weak on foreign policy?


Col. Douglas Macgregor (Ret): President, Glenside Analysis, Inc., a defense and foreign policy research and analysis firm. He's a former Colonel in the US Army and senior military fellow, National Defense University.

Stephen Flanagan: Senior vice president of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and director of their International Security Program.

Richard Stoll: Political science professor at Rice University. He specializes in U.S. foreign policy and national security policy.