Israeli officials praised President Bush’s Middle East policy speech. The officials viewed Bush’s call for a new Palestinian leadership, one “not compromised by terror,” as a vindication of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s position that Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat must be replaced.
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