US Sees Chance of Peace Hinging on Arafat Successor




 
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November 11th, 2004  
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Topic: US Sees Chance of Peace Hinging on Arafat Successor


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials hope Yasser Arafat's death on Thursday will offer a new chance for Middle East peace but said it depends on who replaces him, how much power they wield and whether they have the legitimacy to strike a deal.

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