TITLE

The PLO Debris: Dead or Divided

AUTHOR(S)
Pryce-Jones, David
PUB. DATE
August 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;8/21/76, Vol. 175 Issue 8/9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the status and position of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) under the leadership of Yassir Arafat. Historical background about Gamel Abdel Nasser to manufacture the PLO as a tool in the service of Egypt for inter-Arab struggle; Fight of PLO leaders against Jews; Critique of Yassir Arafat for his connection with the traditional Palestinian leadership; Efforts of Arafat to risk security in Jewish-occupied areas; Belief of Arafat that Palestinians are the new crusaders of the Middle East; Argument pertaining to the exposure of the PLO's political and military bankruptcy; Rivalry between Arafat and Syria.
ACCESSION #
9605855

 

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