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    • peace monger
    • 12.11.09 | 08:19 (IST)

    Abbas is not so flamboyant as Arafat, nor so corrupt and murderous. We all should be thankful, and whoever his ultimate replacement may be, he will probably be worse for the two nations. It is time for Bibi to sit at the negotiating table, and he himself should realize he is no gift to history. But the two have been chosen to end the conflict, or continue it, and they have a golden opportunity to improve history. Let us all pray they take it.

    from the article: ANALYSIS / Bluffing or not, Abbas has shown he's no Arafat
    First published 09:30 12.11.09 | Last updated 10:02 12.11.09
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