Crisis in the Middle East

Crisis in the Middle East

More than 80 people are dead in more than a week of violence in Israel. A panel talks about what sparked the violence, how leaders Ehud Barak and Yasser Arafat are handling the crisis, and what role the US may have in restoring order to...

More than 80 people are dead in more than a week of violence in Israel. A panel talks about what sparked the violence, how leaders Ehud Barak and Yasser Arafat are handling the crisis, and what role the US may have in restoring order to the area and moving toward peace.

Guests

Judith Kipper

Middle East expert with the Center for Strategic and International Studies

Khalil Jahshan

executive director, Pepperdine University's Washington Internship Program; former executive vice president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

Patrick Clawson

deputy director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and co-author of "Eternal Iran."

Hisham Melhem

Washington bureau chief for Al-Arabiya TV, and Washington correspondent for "An-Nahar"

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