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July 26, 2004
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Yasser Arafat hopes President Bush will be voted out of office, Israel’s military intelligence chief said. “Arafat is waiting for November in the hope George Bush will lose the election to John Kerry,” Maj. Gen. Aharon Ze’evi-Farkash was quoted as telling Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his Cabinet on Sunday. “He also hopes that the Israeli government will fall, so he can take center stage diplomatically.”

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