TITLE

Ready for prime time?

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Todd; Makovsky, David
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/18/94, Vol. 116 Issue 15, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how pressure is mounting on Yassir Arafat's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to demonstrate that it is ready to accept the new responsibilities it won at the bargaining table. Why Arafat is in a parallel bind; How, to counter violent opponents of Arab-Israeli negotiations, the PLO must prove it can bring a better life to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza; Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction.
ACCESSION #
9404127632

 

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