Peres; Anderson; MacFarquhar; Burns

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Monday 07/31/2006

Vice Premier of Israel Shimon Peres gives an update on the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hezbollah following a mass casualty incident in Qana. Journalist Jon Lee Anderson of The New Yorker reports from Beirut on the violence in Lebanon and its implications on the world stage. New York Times correspondent Neil MacFarquhar phones in from Damascus with a report on Arab countries' waning enthusiasm for defeating Hezbollah. From the State Department, Nicholas Burns, undersecretary for political affairs, comments on the violence in Lebanon and the steps necessary to end the crisis.