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Rice, Gates Hold Talks with Arab Officials

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Robert Gates had a day of talks with Arab officials in Egypt and Saudi Arabia to seek support on Iraq and to try to revive the Mideast peace process.

Major new arms deals were also on the agenda, as Washington moves to strengthen moderate Arab states against the perceived threat from Iran.

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Guy Raz
Guy Raz is the host, co-creator, and editorial director of three NPR programs, including two of its most popular ones: TED Radio Hour and How I Built This.Both shows are heard by more than 14 million people each month around the world. He is also the creator and co-host of NPR's first-ever podcast for kids, Wow In The World.