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A New Palestinian Generation of Leadership Rises

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A New Palestinian Generation of Leadership Rises

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A New Palestinian Generation of Leadership Rises

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Jihad Wazir and Ziad Abu Amr

Jihad Wazir, left, and Ziad Abu Amr Julia Buckley, NPR hide caption

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For decades, the Palestinians have been led by the founding generation of the nationalist movement, Fatah. Now a younger generation, reformist and democratic in outlook, is assuming many positions of power.

Robert Siegel talks with two such Palestinians, legislator Ziad Abu Amr and Deputy Finance Minister Jihad Wazir.

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