THIS IS AMERICA & THE WORLD is a weekly, international affairs television series, which is produced in Washington, New York City, and in countries around the world. The series is broadcast nationally on public television and PBS stations. The series is also distributed internationally by Voice of America Television. Whether here in the United States or abroad, DENNIS WHOLEY sets out to explore the cultural, social and political lives of people around the world.
This week Dennis Wholey speaks with Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat. The Ambassador currently serves as Chief Representative of the Palestine Liberation Organization's General Delegation to the United States. During the conversation the Ambassador explains the Palestine Liberation Organization's perspective on the history and current state of relations between Palestine and Israel. Additionally, he talks about the daily life of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. The interview offers excellent insight into the concerns of the Palestinian people.