Will Extremist Influences Threaten Mid-East Peace Plan?

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A recent Palestinian poll shows a strong majority in favor of a mutual cessation of violence between Palestinians and Israelis. An Israeli poll reveals that a majority of Israelis want their government to stop assassinations of Palestinian terrorists, at least temporarily, to give Palestinian authorities a chance to grow stronger and rein in militant groups on their own. Yet the actions of a few may guarantee that the Holy Land remains locked in unholy conflict for years to come. What will it take to get Hamas to lay down its arms? How will extremist Jewish settlers be convinced to give up their homes in the West Bank and Gaza Strip? Guest host Sara Terry explores the chances for a peace seemingly held hostage by militant minorities with Palestinians and Israelis, and religious and Middle East historians.
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Guest host Sara Terry is an award-winning writer and photographer who has written for the Christian Science Monitor, the New York Times, Fast Company, Rolling Stone and the Boston Globe. Her current photo-documentary project is Aftermath: Bosnia's Long Road to Peace.

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