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August 12, 2004
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Yasser Arafat embodies the Palestinian dream, but is no longer a useful peace partner, Colin Powell said. “We know that Chairman Arafat occupies a unique place in the minds and hearts of his people. He is the embodiment of their desires and wishes,” the U.S. secretary of state said Tuesday in an address to Seeds of Peace, a group that promotes Arab-Israeli dialogue.

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