Better off without Arafat - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Margie in Tel Aviv
    • 04.08.07 | 17:35 (IDT)

    The Palestinian people's plight today is due to Arafat's exploitation of the fact that a liberation movement could be turned into a money-machine. This simple Egyptian boy died with six billion dollars carefully hidden away in a Swiss bank, while his people lived on charity. He didn't make cars or pump oil. He didn't invent a new IT system but he did exploit a whole people, which he had to invent first. He gave a new meaning to the word 'corruption.'

    from the article: Arafat aide calls on Chirac to reveal truth about Arafat's death
    First published 00:00 04.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 04.08.07
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