TITLE

SHARON/RANTISI

AUTHOR(S)
Rees, Matt; Hamad, Jamil
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/30/2002, Issue 51/52, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and on Abdel Aziz Rantisi, leader of the Islamic militant group Hamas. Discussion of the view that Rantisi is a straight-talking symbol of resistance to Sharon; Popularity of Sharon who led the country's military operations against the Palestinians; Background on Rantisi who is a medical doctor; How the Palestinians see Sharon as an enemy; Mention of Rantisi's rhetoric and his opinion that 2002 was a year of accomplishment for Islamic groups.
ACCESSION #
8788810

 

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