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At the request of the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations, former World Bank President James Wolfensohn recently served as special envoy for Gaza Disengagement. Drawing from his unique experience, Wolfensohn explores trends in the Middle East and prospects for peace and stability in the region as he shares his program for economic resurgence in Palestine.

Bob Woodruff began his journalism career as an international correspondent based in the Far East. This perspective on world and U.S. headlines has informed his reporting ever since: he was a leading voice overseas after the 9-11 attacks and understands the challenges faced throughout the Middle East. Additionally, his take on Iraq is informed not only by his experiences as a journalist and the troubles they face, the difficulty of getting stories and locating the truth amidst the chaos, but also by his having been the victim of terrorist violence while on assignment. Woodruff brings this highly nuanced international perspective to today's world headlines, giving audiences a viewpoint on issues that may not be readily available to them, including a look at how the Trump Administration and Congress are viewed abroad and what it all means at home.

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