Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Cornell West's Advice to Obama on Middle East Peace

Cornell West and Tavis Smiley address questions on Middle East Peace at the Miami Book Fair.

Peace can't be attained without addressing the needs of the Palestinians and the anxiety of the Israelis, who live in fear of their survival, given the Holocaust and antisemitism. West says there needs to be an open and frank discussion.

Will Obama have the courage to address the needs of the Jewish people, while being fair to the Palestinians? What a great 10 minutes: