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Bush, Abbas Talk Gaza Pullout and Peace

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Bush, Abbas Talk Gaza Pullout and Peace

Bush, Abbas Talk Gaza Pullout and Peace

Bush, Abbas Talk Gaza Pullout and Peace

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President Bush meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, with an agenda that includes security, terrorism, Israel's Gaza pullout plan, and the U.S. role. We look at a window of opportunity in the peace process.

Guests:

Linda Gradstein, NPR reporter

Dennis Ross, author of The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East; former special Middle East coordinator; former director of Near East and South Asian affairs; counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Shibley Telhami, member, Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy in the Arab and Muslim World; Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at University of Maryland; senior fellow at the Brookings Institution

Ziyad Abu-Amr, member of Palestinian Legislative Council

Arye Mekel, Consul General of Israel in New York