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Global Politics

Coercion and concessions

Daniel Byman with the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University tells anchor Marco Werman that Washington should use coercion and concessions to prevent Hamas from torpedoing the new round of peace talks that get under way next week.

Conflict & Justice

Letters from Leningrad

We ran a story remembering Samantha Smith, the American girl who wrote to Soviet leader Andropov to ask why the US and the USSR couldn't live in peace. That brought a response from Jeff Henigson who had appealed to Gorbachev. Marco Werman talks with him.

Global Politics

Hamas on Mideast peace

Leaders of the Palestinian group Hamas will not have a seat at the next week's Mideast peace talks in Washington. But as The World's Matthew Bell reports from Jerusalem, some moderates within Hamas still believe that the US can be a fair mediator.