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photoNearly two months after leader Yasser Arafat's death, Palestinians go to the polls this Sunday to choose a new president.

In the post-Arafat era, the man picked to lead the Palestinian people will inherit a collapsed Mideast peace process, an ongoing intifada, and perhaps new hope for statehood.

Tune in to hear about the choices and challenges in the historic Palestinian presidential election taking place this Sunday.

Guests:

Molly Moore, Jersusalem correspondent The Washington Post, reporting from Gaza

Mara Rudman, Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning at the Center for American Progress and an official international observer of the Palestinian Presidential elections

Mohammed Abu-Nimer, professor at the American University's School of International Service in International Peace and Conflict Resolution and Director of Peacebuilding and Development Institutel

Mazen Qupty, Palestinian lawyer and board member of the Khalil Sakakni Palestinian Cultural Center

Naomi Chazan, former member of the Knesset (1992-2003) and professor of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

This program aired on January 5, 2005.

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