Former President Jimmy Carter called on UC Irvine students Thursday to make peace in the Middle East their passion and to demand action from congressional and presidential candidates in the 2008 election. “Long-term prospects for peace in the Middle East are not discouraging,” he told a crowd of students, faculty and staff in the Bren Events Center, but he added that the issue is not debated enough in the national arena. Missed the talk? Hear the former president and the question and answers session at