January 4, 2012

A Small Sign of Progress Toward Mideast Peace

Washington Post, Washington Post

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Something surprising happened Tuesday in a Middle East diplomatic landscape that most people assumed was frozen over: Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met face-to-face for the first time in 16 months.

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TAGGED: Israel, Palestine, Jordan, King Abdullah II


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