President Bush called Sharon and Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas to calm fury and push both parties to continue moving forward on the road map.
Is the road map to Israeli-Palestinian peace in tatters, or is it just the start of a bumpy ride?
Tom Segev, columnist for the Israeli daily "Ha'aretz" and author of several books on Israel
Saeb Erekat, former Palestinian negotiations minister, currently a member of the Palestinian Council
This program aired on May 20, 2003.