Bush, Abbas Talk Gaza Pullout and Peace 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.
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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

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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