In Mideast, Powell Urges Return to Peace Process

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell (R)

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (L) and U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell smile at each other prior to their meeting in Jerusalem Nov. 22. Reuters hide caption

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Outgoing Secretary of State Colin Powell travels to the Middle East to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leaders. Powell is making one last attempt to resurrect the Mideast peace process following the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR's Linda Gradstein.

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