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Palestinians Decry U.S. Policy Reversal
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Palestinians Decry U.S. Policy Reversal

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Palestinians Decry U.S. Policy Reversal

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Reversing long-standing U.S. policy, President Bush on Wednesday endorsed Israel's plan to hold on to some West Bank territory occupied since 1967. Bush also explicitly rejected the right of millions of Palestinian refugees to return to Israel. Palestinians say the U.S. had no right to decide such key issues and has endangered the peace process. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy.

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