The top U.S. senator on foreign policy issues called for international monitors to prevent violence during Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip. “We should consider how international organizations, such as the United Nations or non-governmental groups, might help prevent violence by sending observers to monitor the Gaza disengagement,” Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said at a June 30 hearing.
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