A panel talks about the personal histories of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, and how their personalities, experiences, and enmity toward each other are playing a role in the current crisis.


  • Khalil Jahshan executive director, Pepperdine University's Washington Internship Program; former executive vice president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
  • Martin Indyk vice president for foreign policy, the Brookings Institution.

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