Palestinians call for the release of Abu Abbas, captured by U.S. forces in Baghdad, saying he was given amnesty under the 1993 Oslo peace accord. But Italy hints it may seek the extradition of Abbas, the suspected mastermind of the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden.
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