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Sharon Feels Pressure to Get Tough on Terrorists

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon comes under pressure from hardliners who want a tough response to the ambush in Hebron in which 12 Israeli soldiers were killed. NPR's Linda Gradstein reports.

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Linda Gradstein
Linda Gradstein has been the Israel correspondent for NPR since 1990. She is a member of the team that received the Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the team that received Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism for her coverage of the Gulf War. Linda spent 1998-9 as a Knight Journalist Fellow at Stanford University.