U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell did not secure a timetable from Ariel Sharon for the withdrawal of Israeli troops from Palestinian-controlled areas. “We do understand what terrorism is, and as we have responded to terrorism, we know that Israel has a right to respond to terrorism. The question is how do we get beyond just a response,” Powell said at a news conference last Friday following his meeting with the Israeli prime minister.
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