TITLE

UNITED IT STALLS

AUTHOR(S)
Rubin, Barry
PUB. DATE
March 1983
SOURCE
New Republic;3/21/83, Vol. 188 Issue 11, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Questions the ability of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to develop a pragmatic diplomatic policy following its crushing military defeat in Lebanon. Outcome of the Palestine National Council meeting in Algiers; Opportunities thrown away by the PLO; Set backs experienced in its goal of destroying Israel and replacing it with an Arab states; Reaction of the PLO to U.S. President Ronald Reagan's suggested plan for a Jordanian-Palestinian federation with a large measure of Palestinian self-rule; Insights into the leadership of PLO head Yassir Arafat; Failure of Arafat to use his potential leverage as a strong leader.
ACCESSION #
11069296

 

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