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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is finding his march to victory in next year's elections less sure than it seemed just a year ago. NPR's Linda Gradstein reports that Sharon is slipping in opinion polls, with many Israelis convinced that their leader has no strategy for ending the current violence. Meanwhile, Sharon's chief rival, Benjamin Netanyahu, is offering hard-line solutions that are getting the public's attention. (4:14)
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