J.EFFORT Seligman called Arafats refusal "a disasterous mistake" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • PETER SM
    • 03.11.09 | 15:01 (IST)

    WIKIPEDIA "He says that Yasser Arafat made a "disastrous mistake" in rejecting the peace offer". So how does that square with Israel not wanting peace?If the offer was unacceptable why was the refusal a disaster?? What did they gain by return to suicide bombings etc and putting Israelis right off any notion that the Arabs wanted peace rather than a "Qeiresh hudna" as Arafat said in talking to Moslems in South Africa?

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    First published 17:13 02.11.09 | Last updated 23:42 03.11.09
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