Will the PA survive The Annapolis Summit? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Roger Bannister
    • 08.11.07 | 12:31 (IST)

    we must remember that Abu Mazen has been around for donkey's years and have ALWAYS been against armed resistance as a way to gain liberation from the Israeli occupation of Palestine. He was and is the moderate voice in the PLO and as it's current Chairman sets the agenda. Thus the "sole representative of the Palestinian Nation" is for negotiations as a way to solve the core issues and to deliver a free and independent Palestine. This has led up to The Annapolis Summit and it is a make or break for Abu Mazen and for the peaceful agenda he promotes. If the summit fails to deliver, the PA will crumble and the PLO will elect another Chairman. It isn't as if "let's give it another try", this is it. Is Israel serious in letting go, or is it just another try to establish more ammo for the Status Quo. If, then the Tunis gang will have to pack up and leave.

    from the article: PA eyes final accord within 6 months of summit
    First published 00:00 08.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.11.07
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