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Israel Makes Case for Barrier at World Court

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Israel Makes Case for Barrier at World Court

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Israel Makes Case for Barrier at World Court

Israel Makes Case for Barrier at World Court

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The International Court of Justice in The Hague opens three days of hearings on the barrier Israel is building in and around the West Bank. Israel says the barrier is a temporary anti-terror measure. But Palestinian representatives argue that the barrier is denying them the opportunity to create an independent state. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli was reports.