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Palestinian 'prince' eyes Arafat's throne 

Jump to full article: Globe and Mail (ca), 2004-04-02
Author: MATTHEW KALMAN From Saturday's Globe and Mail


there is little doubt about the status of Mohammed Dahlan: He is a Palestinian prince in waiting.

At 42 -- a veteran of war, exile, Israeli jails and a long-running feud with Yasser Arafat -- Mr. Dahlan is fast emerging as the most powerful Palestinian of his generation. . . .

Though he's been officially unemployed since September, he is enjoying his time off. Once a four-pack-a-day man, he has quit smoking, coffee and even surrendered his beloved nargila water pipe, all "in one shot," he boasts. [This graph only]

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