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Arabs on bin Laden

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NPR's Kate Seelye reports from Beirut on the reservations Arab leaders have about joining an American-led coalition to retaliate for last week's terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. They're afraid that U.S. military strikes in Afghanistan might kill innocent civilians and destabilize moderate governments across the Middle East. They also want the United States to distinguish between the attacks in the U.S. last week and Palestinian resistance to Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.