Guest Host: Susan Page

Vice President Cheney’s tour of Middle Eastern nations was intended as an opportunity to gather support for possible U.S. action against Iraq, but the worsening violence between Israelis and Palestinians has competed for Cheney’s attention. A panel looks at the trip so far and at what the administration hopes to accomplish.


  • Jeanne Cummings Politico's assistant managing editor in charge of Enterprise.
  • Jim Steinberg The Brookings Institution
  • James Woolsey former director of the Central Intelligence Agency

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