Derfner, Larry; Toameh, Khaled Abu; Omestad, Thomas
November 2004
U.S. News & World Report;11/15/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 17, p72
Discusses the Israeli-Palestinian situation and possible political changes should Yasser Arafat die. Likely successor to Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas; Persistence of the Palestinian intifada against Israel and the need to overcome it in order to pursue peace; Secret accounts owned by Arafat used to secure his position instead of rebuilding Palestine; Need for Arafat's successor to bring some form of law and order to Palestine.


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