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Sharon, Abbas to Meet in Summit Talks

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Sharon, Abbas to Meet in Summit Talks

Middle East

Sharon, Abbas to Meet in Summit Talks

Sharon, Abbas to Meet in Summit Talks

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On the eve of a meeting between Palestinian and Israeli leaders in Egypt, we take a look at the goals and expectations of the Middle East Summit.

Guests:

John Ward Anderson, Washington Post correspondent

Dennis Ross, author, The Missing Peace; counselor, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Middle East coordinator in the Clinton Administration; National Security Council director of Near East and South Asian affairs in the Reagan administration

Robert Malley, director, the International Crisis Group's Middle East program; special assistant for Arab-Israeli affairs under President Clinton; former director, Near East and South Asian Affairs at the National Security Council