TITLE

Signing on the dotted line

AUTHOR(S)
Bartholet, Jeffrey; Dickey, Christopher
PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
Newsweek;5/16/1994, Vol. 123 Issue 20, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Speculates on whether the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) can make `self-rule' work as it gets control of Gaza and Jericho. The initial controls; The major questions that won't be negotiated until 1996; Why Yasir Arafat needs to win over both Israelis and Palestinians; What the World Bank has earmarked for 1994 in its three-year plan for Gaza Strip and West Bank. INSET: The garbage of Gaza: All yours, Yasir, by Jeffrey Bartholet..
ACCESSION #
9405117556

 

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