TITLE

Man on the Street

AUTHOR(S)
Kershner, Isabel
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;2/18/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 6, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Speculates on the successor of leadership of Yasir Arafat in the Palestinian territories. Idea that a Hamas regime would not get the support of the numerous Palestinian Authority security agencies, which is composed of thousands of armed Fatah loyalists; Outlook for a radical Islamic takeover and theocracy; Statement that the U.S. and Europe wouldn't provide the foreign aid on which the Palestinian Authority relies to function; Potential successors including Marwan Barghouti, Fatah's Tanzim militia in West Bank; Information that the new intifada has offered the insiders a chance to establish an independent power base; Idea that the intifada is equally against Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
ACCESSION #
6071042

 

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