"Now that Arafat's dead, the only thing standing in the way of peace in the Mideast is Sharon."Amir Zubar
"Dead of natural causes at 75? If only more Palestinians were able to follow his example."Robert Cook
"Mahmoud Abbas was chosen as his successor? Not Marwan Barghouti? Aw, man, if you were a Palestine policy wonk like me, you'd be so pissed."Bruce Daniels
"The saddest part is that this Nobel Peace Prize winner died without seeing his lifelong dream of eternal war with Israel come to fruition."Ellen Carter
"After I learned about the great Arafat's death, I fired my rifle into the air several times. But it didn't make me feel any better. I don't know. I guess I'm changing."Ibrahim Salah
"If Palestine needs a hard-line religious nutjob to fill Arafat's position, our old attorney general is looking for work."Karen Anderson
The death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat could represent a turning point in the Mideast peace process. What do you think?