If the Palestinians stop trying to blow up the path to peace with suicide missions and prove they are determined to end terror and start fighting it, they have to get rid of Arafat, who refuses to do so. Arafat is not the bridge between the Palestinian people and its independence, but the chasm that separates them. He's not beating the occupation, he's perpetuating it.0 comments
Amir Oren is a senior correspondent and columnist for Haaretz and a member of the newspaper's editorial board. He writes about defense and military affairs, the government and international relations.