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Middle East / US-Israel Relations #994103

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 21, 2011
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(Studio: Josh Elliott) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Kerley) President Obama's message about the Middle East after yesterday's chilly meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reviewed; details given about Obama's stance on the Israeli-Palestinian border as per the 1967 line and the body language of the Obama-Netanyahu meeting. [OBAMA, NETANYAHU - talk about their differences.] [Woodrow Wilson Center scholar Aaron David MILLER†- assesses Obama's view of the prime minister and vice versa.] [Outgoing US special envoy to the Middle East George MITCHELL - comments on the border proposal.]

(Studio: Josh Elliott; Washington: Christiane Amanpour) The president's speech on the Middle East noted. [In interview for "This Week," Jordan's King ABDULLAH  - talks about Obama's vision of peace, but the situation on the ground does not give us hope.] The exuberance of the "Arab spring" and the need for a resolution to the Israeli-Arab conflict in the region discussed.

(Studio: Josh Elliott) The guests on "This Week" announced.

Elliott, Josh;
Kerley, David;
Amanpour, Christiane

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