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Obama Pushes Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

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One of Secretary of State John Kerry's priorities during his tenure has been to pursue a new peace agreement between Israel and Palestine, and now as a new wave of violence and rocket attacks has risen up between Israel and Gaza, Kerry is considering a trip to the Middle East to pursue a cease-fire. But this isn't the first time the United States has tried to end the conflict.

Middle East Peace Talks in 2000

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As hostility mounts in the Middle East, the United States must once again consider what role to play in preserving the peace.  U.S. presidents have a long history of intervening in Israeli and Palestinian conflict.

July 9, 2010

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This week, Gwen and the panel review the Cold War era spy swap between the US & Russia; the relationship between the US & Israel in the wake of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington; and the jockeying for advantage between Republicans and Democrats leading up to this November’s mid-term elections.