Abbas has done absolutely everything wrong. Unlike his predecessor, Yasser Arafat, Abbas rarely even annoys the Israelis and he certainly does not inspire any Palestinians. He is completely useless. He simply occupies a seat, keeping a better man from taking it. Abbas is seriously in need of being put out to pasture. Too bad the Palestinians don't have something like Siberia or Gitmo.
Saudi FM: We hope Iran uses sanction relief for development, not nefarious activities (Reuters)
from the article: Abbas declined invitation by Ahmadinejad for formal visit to Tehran