TITLE

Arafat's Bonus Round

AUTHOR(S)
Ratnesar, Romesh; Hamad, Jamil
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Time;9/29/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 13, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on how Yasser Arafat is using attempts by the Israeli government to neutralize him to generate positive publicity for himself and win back power over the Palestinian Authority. Arafat's reassertion of his claim as the leader of the Palestinians after engineering the ouster of his rival, Mahmoud Abbas, also called Abu Mazen, who was hand-picked by the United States to replace Arafat; U.S. President George W. Bush's description of Arafat as a failed leader; Arafat's domination over Abbas' replacement, Ahmed Qurei; Comments by Arafat's aides on how Abbas was undermined; Signs that Arafat believes he is in control of the Palestinian Authority; Speculation about Arafat's strategy.
ACCESSION #
10878761

 

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