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Dateline: New US Policy in Middle East

President Bush's recent policy speech on the way to peace in the Middle East elicited a mixed response. Israel welcomed his call for a change in the Palestinian leadership while Arab and European reaction was muted. Middle East specialists in the United States also have voiced strong reactions to what they consider the strengths and weaknesses of the new policy. This issue of Dateline examines the new U.S. policy in the Middle East.