Arafat was a terrorist, He was incapable of envisioning a country at peace with Israel, and wanted no part of democratic governance or the responsibilities related to it. Corruption, violence, internecine warfare and stagnation served his purposes better. The Arabs are better off without this relic of the past.
Spain investigating ex-IMF chief Rato for fraud (Reuters)
from the article: Arafat's grave off-limits in preparation for exhuming body