Abbas is spineless - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Abu Firas Al Qudsi
    • 07.10.09 | 08:06 (IST)

    I don't know anyone who takes Abbas seriously. He is largely perceived as a spineless coward who is prepared to bend at the slightest of pressure. He is very much a puppet who is easily manipulated by Israel, the US, the EU and the so called moderate Arabs like Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. He himself has admitted as much. What is astonishing though that he is still sitting in his office in Ramallah pretending to be 'a president' when in fact his term has expired over a year ago. He should do the decent thing and quit but before that he should go on TV and apologize to the people who he very badly let down.

    from the article: PA: Advance peace talks or we'll take Goldstone report to court
    First published 01:38 07.10.09 | Last updated 08:21 07.10.09
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