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Secretary of State Colin Powell is in the Middle East, trying to help curb the violence raging between Palestinians and Israelis. Journalists bring us up to date on Powell’s efforts.
- Doyle McManus Columnist, "Los Angeles Times"
- David Makovsky senior fellow and director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and co-author with Dennis Ross of "Myths, Illusions and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East"
- Hisham Melhem Washington bureau chief for Al-Arabiya TV, and Washington correspondent for "An-Nahar"
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