Palestinian Transition

Palestinian Transition

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.

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

Martin Indyk

vice president for foreign policy, the Brookings Institution.

Shibley Telhami

Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, and author of "The Stakes: America in the Middle East" (Westview Press)

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

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