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Israel Begins Removal of West Bank Outposts

The Israeli army faces little resistance as it dismantles 10 uninhabited settlement outposts on the West Bank under the terms of the U.S.-backed "road map" to Mideast peace. But Jewish settlers vow to block the destruction of any populated outposts. Israeli officials say they will "proceed with the plan" and ignore the protests. Hear NPR's Linda Gradstein.

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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.