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Rice Gets Olmert, Abbas to Meet; What's Next?

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Rice Gets Olmert, Abbas to Meet; What's Next?

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Rice Gets Olmert, Abbas to Meet; What's Next?

Rice Gets Olmert, Abbas to Meet; What's Next?

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Secretary State Condoleezza Rice says that Israeli Prime Minister Olmert and Palestinian President Abbas have promised to meet every two weeks. Analysts say that at the least, the move may blunt some of the criticism of the White House for its approach to the Middle East.

Robert Siegel talks with David Makovsky, director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Robert Malley, director of the International Crisis Group's Middle East program.