Middle East Update

GUESTS: Henry Seigman Senior Fellow on the Middle East, Council on Foreign Relations Director, US/Middle East Project of the Council on Foreign Relations Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad Professor of History of Islam and Christian-Moslem Relations, Georgetown University, Washington, DC Michael Rubner Professor of International Relations, Michigan State University's James Madison College, East Lansing, MI Despite high expectations on her first trip to the Middle East, Secretary of State Madeline Albright said her efforts to revive the peace process were in vain. Israeli, Palestinian and American analysts have begun to question the efficacy of the step-by-step negotiations that have guided policy there since 1993. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at American policy - past, present and future - in pursuit of Middle East peace ...on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.

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