Larry Carter has never traveled farther than Bermuda, but the U.S. government may determine today that he is standing in the way of peace in the Middle East.
Carter's daughter died in Israel in 2002, the victim of a bomb that exploded in a university cafeteria. Now, he is one of several American families who have filed multimillion-dollar lawsuits against the Palestinian Authority and Palestine Liberation Organization, which they say hold ultimate responsibility for the attack.
Today, the U.S. government may ask a federal judge to shield the groups from paying damages. Government officials have been close-mouthed about the deliberations, but the PLO is a key player in a peace process that they hope will end violence in Israel.
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