The Palestinian Prime Minister and his predecessor have taken over Yasser Arafat’s duties. Diane and her guests talk about the future of the Middle East, and what a transition in the Palestinian leadership will mean for peace talks.

Guests

  • Clovis Maksoud former ambassador and permanent observer of the League of Arab States at the United Nations and director of the Center for the Global South at American University
  • Shibley Telhami Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, and author of "The Stakes: America in the Middle East" (Westview Press)
  • Martin Indyk vice president for foreign policy, the Brookings Institution.

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