During desperately dangerous times, solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the last best chance for the U.S. to influence events in the region. By Christopher Dickey.
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Fancy some mite-covered fromage from France? The U.S. government has banned it, and libertarians are angry. Alice Guilhamon and Christopher Dickey report from Paris.