Israel Makes Case for Barrier at World Court 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.
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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

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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.