TITLE

The Eternal Agitator

AUTHOR(S)
Beyer, Lisa; Hamad, Jamil
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Time;11/22/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 21, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the rule of Yasir Arafat and how his governance of the Palestinians ruined their chances for independence. His roles as terrorist, freedom fighter, peacemaker; Belief it was it vanity that prevented him from realizing his ambition of a state for his people; Conditions at the end of his life; How other countries rejected his advances; The Oslo accords and why they failed; Arafat's belief that the compromises being asked of him by other nations would make him remembered as a traitor to his people; How many of his countrymen were tiring of the seemingly self-inflicted battle and were considering other leadership options when he died.
ACCESSION #
15060556

 

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