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A panel talks about the latest news in a busy week of Middle East diplomacy, including Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s visit to Washington, and the Bush administration’s push for a peace conference this summer.
- Hisham Melhem Washington bureau chief for Al-Arabiya TV, and Washington correspondent for "An-Nahar"
- 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"
- Barbara Slavin journalist and author; former assistant managing editor for world and national security at "The Washington Times."
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