TITLE

How far should Arafat threaten statehood?

AUTHOR(S)
Prusher, Ilene R.
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;1/12/99, Vol. 91 Issue 32, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that Palestinian President Yasser Arafat may back down from his ultimatum to declare Palestinian statehood on May 4, 1999. Countries putting pressure on him to back down; Possibility that declaring statehood would improve Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chances of being reelected; Netanyahu's threats to annex the West Bank and Gaza; Those supporting a Palestinian state; Views of the candidates for Israeli prime minister.
ACCESSION #
1428575

 

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