Likewise, Segev misses the Hussein/Local option - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jacob Blues
    • 30.01.06 | 16:44 (IST)

    Likewise, Segev's dismissal of the attempt to negotiate with King Hussein of Jordan. Unlike Arafat, Hussein had a discreet, but legitimate links with Israel. He also had credibility as the caretaker of the West Bank during the previous 20 years as well as a nation with a substantial Palestinian population. Likewise, the corruption brought by Arafat created a direct confrontation with the local Palestinian leadership. Indeed it was part of this local leadership that sent Fatah and its 'Tunisians' packing last weekend.

    from the article: Looking back in anger
    First published 00:00 30.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 30.01.06
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