Book Discussion on Inside the PLO

Mr. Halevy talked about the book he co-authored with Neil Livingstone, Inside the PLO, published by William Morrow. He
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Mr. Halevy talked about the book he co-authored with Neil Livingstone, Inside the PLO, published by William Morrow. He

discussed the background of Yasir Arafat. He referred to Arafat

choosing a political strategy after military and terrorist strategies

were ineffective. Halevy described his own background in Israel,

including military service and involvement in politics and

journalism.

Halevy said that Arafat is not charismatic, and that his power base

is money. He estimated the amount of money under Arafat’s control at

6 to 8 billion dollars. He described various aspects of PLO funding,

affiliations, administration, and military operations. close

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Book Discussion on Inside the PLO

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 1990
Last Aired:
Jun 28, 2007

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  • Mar 18, 1990 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 18, 1990 | 11:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 19, 1990 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 1990 | 6:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 19, 1990 | 12:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 24, 2001 | 1:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Nov 30, 2001 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 28, 2007 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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