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Once More, Tensions And Promise In Mideast Conflict

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Once More, Tensions And Promise In Mideast Conflict

Once More, Tensions And Promise In Mideast Conflict

Once More, Tensions And Promise In Mideast Conflict

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict qualifies as the oldest established standoff between peoples in modern history. Since 1991, when the United States and the Soviet Union summoned the two sides to a peace conference in Madrid, the efforts have been intense, sometimes appearing breathtakingly close to success.

MELISSA BLOCK, Host:

Following President Obama's meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday, there are tentative signs of forward movement in the peace process. That's left NPR senior news analyst Daniel Schorr with a feeling of deja vu.

DANIEL SCHORR: This is Daniel Schorr.

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