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Israel to Send More Troops to Lebanon

The Israeli Cabinet voted overnight to expand ground operations in southern Lebanon.

Israel Radio reported that the number of ground troops in Lebanon will more than double.

Despite growing international calls for a cease-fire, Israeli officials say the offensive against Hezbollah could last for weeks.

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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.
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