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December 5, 2001
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A former Nobel Committee member said the panel should publicly express regret for awarding the 1994 Peace Prize to Yasser Arafat. Blaming the Palestinian leader for the upsurge in Middle East violence, Kaare Kristiansen said Tuesday he had been right to oppose the committee’s decision to award Arafat the prize.

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