peter sm, you have just revealed yourself to be a despicable dishonest debater. "He [Henry Siegman] says that Arafat made a 'disastrous mistake' in rejecting the peace offer, BUT [also] claims that 'based on my 14 years of dealings with Arafat, I reject the notion that he was bent on Israel's destruction.' Siegman is sharply critical of Ariel Sharon, about whom he wrote: 'The war Sharon is waging is not aimed at the defeat of Palestinian terrorism but at the defeat of the Palestinian people and their aspirations for national self-determination.' " http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Siegman
Report in Lebanon: Israel Air Force strikes Syria's Quneitra, 3 terror operatives killed (Haaretz)
from the article: Why do Israelis dislike Barack Obama?