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Arabs Unconvinced by New U.S. Mideast Plan

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Arabs Unconvinced by New U.S. Mideast Plan

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Arabs Unconvinced by New U.S. Mideast Plan

Arabs Unconvinced by New U.S. Mideast Plan

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The Bush administration is trying to convince Arab governments that a new U.S. initiative is an attempt to encourage — not impose — political, social and economic reform in the Arab world. But some Arab leaders say no initiative will succeed unless it also addresses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. NPR's Vicky O'Hara reports.

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