Powell Begins Middle East Swing

Secretary of State Colin Powell visits the Middle East to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders as the United States promotes a "road map" for peace in the region. Expectations for real progress are limited, but the trip has symbolic import. Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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