Abbas Says Peace Deal This Year Unlikely

President Bush met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House this week. Bush sounded upbeat about the meeting, but Abbas said any deal brokered by the U.S. on a Palestinian state is unlikely this year.

Aaron David Miller of the Wilson Center for International Scholars talks with John Ydstie about what role, if any, the U.S. can play in promoting peace between Israel and its neighbors.

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