TITLE

The man of the moment

AUTHOR(S)
Derfner, Larry
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;01/22/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the campaign of Ariel Sharon for Israeli Prime Minister. How Sharon is expected to win the position against current Prime Minister Ehud Barak in a February 6 election; Belief by Israelis that a war with Palestinians is coming, and Sharon is better suited for leading the country during a war.
ACCESSION #
3966366

 

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