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Conflict & Justice

Change for Syria

US special envoy George Mitchell will be in Syria soon. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Syria expert, Joshua Landis, about the prospects for change in the Middle East. Landis is assistant professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oklahoma.

Conflict & Justice

Commemorating the Great Escape

The World's Laura Lynch reports on a reunion of Holocaust survivors in London today. Participants were among more than 600 Jewish children who were transported to safety thanks to the efforts of a British stockbroker� a man who is now 100 years old.

Politics

Clinton addresses Mideast peace process

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is scheduled to hold separate talks with Palestinian President on Saturday and the Israeli Prime Minister on Sunday. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with David Makovsky of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process

Conflict & Justice

Israel plans more settlements

Israel announced plans for new Jewish settlements in mostly-Arab East Jerusalem. This despite US pressure not to build more settlements, and Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Israel. Marco Werman learns more from the BBC's Jonathan Donnison in Gaza.

Politics

Turkey buries its Gaza flotilla dead

Emotions are running high in Turkey at funerals for nine activists killed in Israel's raid on the Gaza aid flotilla. The bodies were flown from Israel to Istanbul, to a heroes' welcome. Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Bethany Bell in Istanbul.

Politics

Middle East peace talks

A new round of Middle East peace talks is now under way, and the goal is to reach a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in one year. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Jerusalem.