Can Yasser Arafat Survive Expulsion?

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The latest Intifada has led to violence and misery with no end in sight. Many Palestinians themselves blame Yasser Arafat, accusing the Palestinian Authority of being corrupt and authoritarian. Yet, instead of demanding reform, they are crowding around him with cheers of support. Israel-s threat to -remove- or even kill Arafat appears to be doing him more good than harm. International reactions range from predictions of -a wide-scale growth in the threat of terrorism- to warnings that Arafat-s removal could damage the peace process. Has Israel's action backfired? We look at the Middle East-s ultimate survivor with journalists in the US and Middle East, and former State Department and UN officials.
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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision on California Recall

Bush v Gore (US Supreme Court, 2000)

Palestinian President Yasser Arafat

Thomas Friedman-s op-ed piece in the New York Times

Greg Myre-s article on Israeli option of killing Arafat



Warren Olney