The Poisoning of Yasser Arafat

Avnery, Uri
September 2012
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Sep2012, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p20
The article comments on the demonization of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. It criticizes the Israeli propaganda that Arafat had AIDS and that he was gay. It blames Arafat's inadequate security arrangements for his death. The article stresses that plenty of people wanted to kill Arafat, particularly Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.


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