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Arafat Reinstates Ousted Security Chief

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat reinstates Abdel Razek Majaide as chief of the Palestinian security forces. Arafat ousted Majaide a few days ago and replaced him with his cousin, Moussa Arafat, touching off unrest in the Gaza Strip. Palestinians had loudly denounced the move as a sign of cronyism and corruption. Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.