Who follows the leader?

Beyer, Lisa; Hamad, Jamil
October 1997
Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/06/97, Issue 40, p56
Reflects on the health of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat with the question of just who would be his successor. The recent signs of his poor health with his collapse during a foreign ministers' meeting; A candidate in the openly ambitious Jibril Rajoub a former intifadeh leader who has said he intends to succeed Arafat; How Abu Mazen is seen as too conciliatory to the Israelis; Diplomats who consider this question of succession as uncertain.


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