They called imcompetent because he couldn't fight Hamas and easily win. He feared a civil war. People condemed him for inaction. Now if Israel wants to get rid of settlers they can't because they will start a war. Even Amanpour on CNN mention that in one of the God's Holy Way documenteries. She mentioned the incident when that outpost was removed and said this is what will happen if Israel fight the settlers. Israel can't do it was the message. So Arafat can fight Hamas who was stronger than his group but Israel with its annual $3 billion in military aid, planes, tanks, and "trained" soldiers can't beat the settlers? Why are the Americans giving aid to such imcompentence? Why are the people of Israel tolerating such imcompentence?
In Qatar, Kerry seeks to convince Gulf Arabs on Iran deal (Reuters)
from the article: On eve of Obama-Netanyahu meeting, Abbas offers Jerusalem compromise