Abbas continues to position himself for defeat - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 08.11.07 | 14:23 (IST)

    Abbas is playing to the Palestinians. He is trying to position himself to appear as strong as possible in defeat. He has gone from asking for a final accord, to asking for an agreement to have a final accord. He fully understands, I am certain, that nothing will come of Annapolis and that afterwards there will be no final accord. He is trying to position himself for an accord with Hamas after Annapolis.

    from the article: PA eyes final accord within 6 months of summit
    First published 00:00 08.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.11.07
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