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September 16, 2002
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Nine years after the famous handshake on the White House lawn, four out of five Israelis believe the Oslo accords are dead. According to a poll published in the Ma’ariv newspaper last Friday — the ninth anniversary of the handshake between then-Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat — 80 percent of respondents believe Arafat is irrelevant, and only 15 percent see the Palestinian Authority president as a viable peace partner.

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