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March 12, 2004
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Israel will not withdraw from the Gaza Strip if it looks like Hamas is poised to take over, an Israeli minister said. Tsipi Livni, the absorption minister, said a planned pullout and evacuation of settlements signaled a sea change in Israeli thinking, but that Israel had to make a number of risk-benefit analyses before pulling out.

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