Palestinian Politics After Arafat

Panelists discussed the impact of the death of Yasser Arafat on U.S. policy, the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, and the prospects for… read more

Panelists discussed the impact of the death of Yasser Arafat on U.S. policy, the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, and the prospects for democracy in the Middle East. They discussed Arafat’s legacy. They noted that while Arafat succeeded in crafting a coherent Palestinian political entity, he failed to create a Palestinian state. The panelists spoke about potential successors to Mr. Arafat, the chances for a peaceful transition to new leadership, and the policies favored by a number of prominent Palestinian leaders. They spoke about U.S. policy in the region in the aftermath of Mr. Arafat’s death, as well as the impact of these changes on Israeli policy. Following their remarks, the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Amjad Atallah President Strategic Assessment Initiative
  • Martin S. Indyk Founding Director Brookings Institution->Saban Center for Middle East Policy
  • Flynt L. Leverett Senior Director (Former) National Security Council->Middle East Initiative
  • Shibley Telhami Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
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Palestinian Politics After Arafat

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Program ID:
184399-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 11, 2004
Last Aired:
Nov 14, 2004

Airing Details

  • Nov 11, 2004 | 2:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2004 | 8:27pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2004 | 11:46pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 2004 | 7:36am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 2004 | 10:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
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