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Israel Readies to Withdraw from Gaza

The Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip is scheduled to begin next week. Jewish settlers in Gaza have known for months that they will have to leave their homes, and 1,700 families have received letters of notification and warning: Evacuate by August 17 or face physical removal. But settlers and their allies vow to disrupt the pullot. We hear about the divisive debate.

Guests: Laura King, Jerusalem bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times

Rachel Saperstein, resident of the Gaza Strip

Carla Oz, forensic scientist with the Department of Forensics in the Israeli Police Department

Uri Dromi, director of international outreach at the Israel Democracy Institute; columnist for the Miami Herald

Mark Heller, principal research associate with the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University

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