Related Content: Middle East Peace

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.

September 3, 2010

Weekly Show

This week, the President characterized the end of US combat in Iraq as turning the page.  But what’s the next chapter include?  Fixing the economy looms large, mid-term elections are around the corner & mid-east peace is also on the agenda.  Joining Gwen: Dan Balz (Washington Post); Deborah Solomon (Wall Street Journal); Doyle McManus (LA Times) & John Dickerson (SLATE Magazine & CBS News).

The Peace of The Brave: Middle East Peace Talks Then and Now

Gwen's Take

“A great moment of opportunity,” she said.

“There's a lot of skepticism out there,” he said. “But I think there is ground to be hopeful.”

August 20, 2010

Weekly Show

The US tries to jump-start the Middle-East peace process; American combat troops wind up their mission in Iraq; campaign fundraising kicks into high gear for the mid-term elections; and is America Islamophobic?  Joining Gwen tonight: Helene Cooper of the NY Times, Martha Raddatz of ABC News, Jeanne Cummings of POLITICO and Michael Duffy of TIME Magazine.