TITLE

Who Will Lead Them Now?

AUTHOR(S)
McGeary, Johanna; Calabresi, Massimo; Cooper, Matthew; McAllister, J.F.O.; Blair; MacLeod, Scott; Rees, Matt; Hamad;, Jamil; Klein, Aharon
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Time;11/22/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 21, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considers what the death of Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat might mean for Middle East peace. Reaction from world leaders which offers some hope; Questions of who will fill the leadership void; Failure of the U.S. to act on the optimism by getting peace talks underway; New chairman of the PLO who is Mahmoud Abbas, a moderate former Prime Minister and longtime No. 2 in the organization who will share authority with current Prime Minster Ahmed Qurei; Belief of many that an election will be won by Abbas and why that would be encouraging; The current plan of the Bush administration which to wait; Burden which is on the Palestinians to turn themselves into a model partner before the U.S. or Israel will offer a helping hand; Why this is not really possible; Suggestion that waiting will be defeating to the peace process and that all parties need to sever old stances to make peace possible.
ACCESSION #
15060546

 

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