Notebook: Jun. 10, 1996

WINNERS & LOSERS NETANYAHU ASCENDANT

[WINNERS]

ARIEL SHARON Phoenix-like, hawkish ex-general is likely to rise again, just behind Bibi's throne

HAMAS Islamic terrorist group and allies tip outcome with murderous bomb campaign

ISRAELI RELIGIOUS PARTIES More seats than ever could yield more settlements and impose more traditional values

[& LOSERS]

YASSER ARAFAT Forget handshakes at White House. "Peace of the brave" meets post-Nobel realpolitik

HAFEZ ASSAD Wily Syrian's hard line comes up empty: might have had Golan back quickly with Labor

BILL CLINTON Peres' biggest U.S. campaigner has negligible coattails; prestige deflated

WHERE MONEY TALKS

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