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Let's turn again to Professor Tao Wenzhao for more insight on the talks.
Q2. US President Barack Obama has made a tremendous effort to push for the peace talks despite some skepticism on the possible outcome. Do you think the leaders will be able to avoid a repeat of the vicious cycle where the whole process just collapses?
In Washington, US President Barack Obama is hosting the first direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in two years. <Full story>