TITLE

AFTER ARAFAT

AUTHOR(S)
Kepel, Gilles
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);12/20/2004 Special Issue (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 144, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the possible successors to Yassir Arafat's position as head of the Palestinian Authority. Description of Arafat prior to his death; How Arafat's jihad backfired on him and was taken over by the Hamas radicals; Discussion about likely candidates to succeed Arafat, such as Mahmoud Abbas, Mohammed Dahlan, Marwan Barghouti, and others; Perception that Dahlan is a would-be U.S. stooge and that Barghouti is an unacceptable terrorist; Opportunity for the U.S. to insist on resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian issue.
ACCESSION #
17802450

 

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