Saudi Arabia Peace Plan


Guests:
Khaled al-Maeena
*Editor-in-Chief, Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Scott MacLeod
*Middle-East Correspondent, Time magazine

Gregory Gause
*Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Middle East Studies Program, University of Vermont

Nava Sonnenschein
*Jewish-Israeli

Ahmad Hijazi
*Palestinian-Israeli

George Lopez
*Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Is there hope of a new peace plan for the Middle East? In exchange for land in the West Bank, Gaza and part of Jerusalem, all Arab states would recognize Israel and open normal trade relations. This, at least, is a proposal floated by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Abdullah. Is this a new chance for peace in the troubled region? Join Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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