Israeli Strategy NPR's Linda Gradstein in Jerusalem reports the Israeli government is coming under increasing criticism for the week-old siege of Yasser Arafat's West Bank headquarters. Israeli officials say the siege will continue until terrorist suspects allegedly holed up in the compound surrender. Critics say the siege is heightening the popularity of the Palestinian leader and setting back badly needed Palestinian reforms. (4:15)
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NPR's Linda Gradstein in Jerusalem reports the Israeli government is coming under increasing criticism for the week-old siege of Yasser Arafat's West Bank headquarters. Israeli officials say the siege will continue until terrorist suspects allegedly holed up in the compound surrender. Critics say the siege is heightening the popularity of the Palestinian leader and setting back badly needed Palestinian reforms. (4:15)
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