Palestinian route to peace

Director General of the Negotiations Affairs Department at the Palestine Liberation Organisation, Maen Areikat

1960 - Born in Jericho
1983 - Graduates, Arizona State University
1987 - Receives MBA, Western International University, Phoenix, Arizona
1992 - Returns to Palestine
1992 - Joins Orient House, headquarters of the Palestinian group in the peace talks, later becomes spokesperson for Orient House
1993 - Receives diplomatic training, Ministry of External Affairs, Ottawa, Canada
1994 - Desk officer, U.S., Canada, Australia and South Africa international relations department, Orient House
1998 - Official member, Palestinian delegation at Wye River, U.S.
1998 - Director general, Negotiations Affairs Department, Palestine Liberation Organisation

Tsipi Livni, the leader of the Israeli Kadeema party is likely to form a government and become the new Prime Minister. But will it open new prospects for negotiations with the Palestine or does it make things tougher? The guest to tell us more is the Director General of the Negotiations Affairs Department at the Palestine Liberation Organisation, Maen Areikat.