Regional Middle East Palestine, State of Society and Culture Politics Politicians Yasser Arafat Opposing Views
Guardian Unlimited - Palestine's Pétain?
Describing how cheers at Arafat's release from Israel's siege of his compound turned to jeers for a man who jailed dissenters, ran a corrupt administration, and protected the settlements, and questioning if he can ever be more than a collaborator.
Time - A Life in Retrospect: Yasser Arafat
A look at the times and career of the Palestinian leader from a pro-Israel perspective.
Haaretz - The Collaborator Who Failed
A skeptical analysis of Yasser Arafat as having worked in concert with Israel, which ignored his corruption in return for his cooperation and his turning a blind eye toward the settlements, with condemnation coming only after he lost that ability. (May 10, 2002)
Media Monitors Network - Time for Arafat to Abdicate
Presents viewpoint that Palestine needs new leadership. (December 17, 2000)
Palestinian Diary - Arafat: A Local Cop on the Beat
Describing Israel's expectation following the Oslo accords as being that Arafat would sell out his own people, and why Arafat cannot reasonably accept the Camp David offers. (October 18, 2000)
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