TITLE

INTIFADA FATIGUE

AUTHOR(S)
Ephron, Dan; Zedan, Samir
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);12/27/2004 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the mood of the Palestine people in the run up to the election for a new leader. Expectation that Mahoud Abbas can win; Realization of many Palestinians that their intifada, which was to rid their land of Israelis, has brought them little but misery and death; Hopes that Abbas can lead his country to peace; Concerns about his ability to control Hamas and Islamic Jihad who want to fight on; Conditions of life for the Palestinians; Exhaustion with the fighting; New polls which suggest that 52 percent of the Palestinians oppose violence against Israel; Belief of many that the road to peace now lies in the hands of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
ACCESSION #
15637400

 

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