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Dateline: Maelstrom in the Middle East - 2001-12-05

Diplomats and analysts are continuing to assess the impact on the peace process of this week's violence in the Middle East. Three Palestinian suicide bombers left more than two dozen dead in Israeli and the Israeli response from its warplanes, gunships, and tanks resulted in more than 100 Palestinian casualties in the West Bank and Gaza. What momentum there was for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and whether the U.S. role will change is the subject of this edition of Dateline.