Let's Not Make a Deal

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - Contrary to claims by the Israeli authors of the Geneva Accord, according to which the Palestinian opponents of the agreement consist mostly of Hamas and Islamic Jihad supporters and activists, this week's protests showed that the mainstream secular Fatah organization (headed by Arafat) was spearheading the campaign. Fatah's armed wing, al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades, is believed to be behind the shooting attack on Geneva drafter Yasser Abed Rabbo's home in al-Bireh. Fatah is also responsible for the most pugnacious leaflets and statements against the accord.

2003-12-05 00:00:00

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