TITLE

Life After Arafat

AUTHOR(S)
Ephron, Dan; Hirsh, Michael; Conant, Eve; Klaidman, Daniel; Wolffe, Richard; Dickey, Christopher; Chen, Joanna; Zedan, Samir
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);11/22/2004 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 144 Issue 21, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considers life in Palestine following the death of Yasir Arafat. The funeral and how it went out of control much as if Arafat were leading it; International hope for a chance at peace upon his death; Belief that the U.S. and Israelis are eager to partner with Mahmoud Abbas in building his credibility with the Palestinian people; Expectation that Abbas will win the election for Palestinian president; Why his election will not give him the instant credibility of his people; Need for Abbas to win over the young guard and especially Marwan Barghouti, the head of Fatah in the West Bank, currently jailed for life by the Israelis; Role of Mohammed Dahlan in the new government; Doubt there is any immediate chance for peace.
ACCESSION #
15120481

 

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