A Decade Without Arafat: Palestinian Leader, Symbol and Mystery

Ten years after his still-unexplained death, the PLO leader remains a symbol for Palestinians despite the catastrophic consequences his decisions had on their lives.

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The 10 years that have passed since Yasser Arafat’s death haven’t spawned much nostalgia for him in Israel. The years since Mahmoud Abbas replaced him as head of the Palestinian Authority, the PLO and the...