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After a Spencer Michels background report, Margaret Warner discusses peacemaking efforts in the Middle East with Nabil Sha'ath, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation for the Palestinian National Authority; and Ephraim Sneh, Israel's Minister of Transportation.

Margaret Warner and three regional experts analyze the controversy surrounding Saudi Arabia's level of cooperation with the U.S.-led coalition against terrorism.

Margaret Warner discusses the American presidency in times of crisis with Phillip Zelikow, author of a book examining how John F. Kennedy dealt with the Cuban missile crisis.