Owen, Tom
June 2000
Middle East;Jun2000, Issue 302, p8
Reports on the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) failure to convince other Arab countries to support a boycott of products and media from Walt Disney Co., which had allowed Israel to proclaim Jerusalem as its undivided capital in an exhibition stand at Disney's EPCOT center in Florida. Call on Disney withdraw the offending exhibit; Failure of the various Arab parties to present a common front in negotiations with Disney.


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