September 18, 2011
Abbas Has Shown Israel He Is No Arafat
Avi Issacharoff, Haaretz
Although Abbas' televised speech on Friday was not the stuff from which major headlines are made, it did reflect the work of an experienced politician who knows how to garner domestic support on one hand, but also knows how to send calming signals to the Israeli public and the international community.
TAGGED: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, Palestine, Israel