'American Participation' Expected in Middle East Security Talks

By Jason Pierce | July 7, 2008 | 8:09 PM EDT

Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Security heads from Israel and the Palestinian Authority are scheduled to meet for a second time Monday evening in an attempt to restore security cooperation and quell a continuing wave of violence, and diplomatic sources confirm that American participation' is expected in the meeting between Israeli and Palestinian security officials. Israeli security forces remain on high alert as most Israelis celebrate the weeklong Feast of Unleavened Bread, which follows Passover, as outings and public gatherings take place against a backdrop of threats from militant groups threatening more terrorist attacks. Full Storya