Middle East


Peter Kenyon
*NPR Reporter in Jerusalem

Michael Tarazi
*Legal Advisor to the Palestinian Authority

Zalman Shoval
*Consultant to the Israeli Prime Minister
*Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States

David Makovsky
*Senior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

James Zogby
*Founder and President, Arab American Institute, Washington, D.C.
*Co-founder and Former Chairman, Palestine Human Rights Campaign

Robert Melley
*Senior Policy Advisor, Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation
*Former Special Envoy for Arab-Israeli Relations Under President Clinton (1998-2001)

The Bush administration is considering punitive actions against the Palestinian Authority. The Administration is pressuring Palestinian Authority Chairman Arafat to rein in the wave of suicide attacks that have escalated violence in the Middle East. With tensions at a peak, is there any opportunity for peace? Join Neal Conan in this hour of Talk of the Nation from NPR News.



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