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Rashid Khalidi: Making Peace in the Middle East
Rashid Khalidi, pre-eminent historian of the modern Middle East, zeroes in on the United States' role as broker of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Analyzing the 1982 "Reagan Plan," the negotiations leading to the Oslo Accords, and President Obama's stance toward the conditions for Middle East peace, Khalidi reveals how U.S. influence has been used over the past 35 years. What is our responsibility for the success or failure of the peace process? What could we change to make Middle Eastern peace a reality?