A roadside bomb explodes in the Gaza Strip, killing three American security guards and raising new security concerns in the Middle East. Authorities say a remote-controlled bomb exploded beneath a U.S. convoy of diplomats — the first attack of its kind in the region. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Edward Djerejian, the former U.S. ambassador to Israel.
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