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U.S. Aims to Jump Start Middle East Negotiations

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U.S. Aims to Jump Start Middle East Negotiations

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U.S. Aims to Jump Start Middle East Negotiations

U.S. Aims to Jump Start Middle East Negotiations

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Syria announced Sunday that it will send a representative to the Middle East peace conference that the Bush administration is convening this week in Annapolis, Md. The conference is aimed at starting negotiations that would lead to the creation of a viable Palestinian state.

Aaron David Miller, who has advised six secretaries of state on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, speaks with Andrea Seabrook about America's historical role as a mediator in the Middle East.

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