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Sharon Fights for Political Future over Gaza Plan

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Sharon Fights for Political Future over Gaza Plan

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Sharon Fights for Political Future over Gaza Plan

Sharon Fights for Political Future over Gaza Plan

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip has split his right-wing coalition and threatens to break up his government. Some observers say Sharon appears to be choosing his role as prime minister over his role as leader of the Likud Party. The infighting also has rekindled Sharon's long-running rivalry with former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy.

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