Abbas REFUSED to fight terror when the PA was Fatah... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Sandra
    • 22.05.06 | 02:59 (IDT)

    Abbas (like Arafat) called himself "weak" so that he could get things from Israel that would strengthen Pal terrorism. He said he could talk the terror groups OUT Of terror if only Israel would release all the Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Al Aksa Martyrs prisoners, etc. (and if Israel would pull back so that all these terror gangs could run free with their terror.) Abbas refused to fight terror when Fatah had the PA, so now Hamas has the PA. There's no difference. Abbas wasn't going to fight them no matter what. Abbas has NOTHING to bring to the table except unreasonable demands with NO PLANS WHATSOEVER to bring peace to anyone. Abbas chose this path. It made Arafat a billionaire, after all, so Abbas figured, "Why not give it a shot?"

    from the article: Olmert: PA's Abbas is 'powerless' to speak for Palestinians
    First published 00:00 21.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 21.05.06
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