A lifelong hawk who has fought for Israel since 1948, Sharon has reinvented himself as a centrist, at least by his Likud Party's standard. But he hasn't forgotten how to fight. As over 400 Israelis died in terrorist attacks in 2002, Sharon's soldiers killed more than 1,000 Palestinians some combatants but many civilians too. He came to power promising peace, but Sharon knows best how to wage war.
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