The Man With The Plan

Camp David is host to the world's highest-stakes poker game. Meet the diplomat holding the cards

Where is the secret to peace in the Middle East? It's not in some high ideal or lofty principle. It's not in an undrawn line in the dry hills of East Jerusalem. It's not even in the hearts or minds of the Israeli and Palestinian leaders meeting since July 11 under the auspices of President Clinton at Camp David in Maryland's secluded Catoctin Mountains. The secret to peace in the Middle East is easy to find--it's scribbled on the loose-leaf paper of a black, flexible-plastic three-ring binder, just like the kind you used in high school. The binder belongs to Dennis...

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