Backing Sharon's Gaza Plan Risky for U.S.

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon meets with President Bush, seeking U.S. support for his plan to withdraw settlements from the Gaza Strip. U.S. officials say any significant withdrawal is a positive step toward peace. But endorsing Sharon's plan to retain five large Jewish settlements in the West Bank could endanger U.S. relations with the Arab world. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.

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