Israel made Abbas powerless - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Gabor Lake
    • 22.05.06 | 00:36 (IDT)

    If Abbas is considered too weak by Israel, it is because Israel did everything to make him weak. In the past years, Israel destroyed with great precision the infrastructure of the PA, thus strengthening the Hamas and other extremists within the Palestinian society. One wonders, if that was a deliberate strategy just to avoid negotiations with the Palestinians.

    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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