"The most sobering part of the story isn’t the reaction anti-Semitism receives back in the West Bank: At the end of his 43-minute speech, Abbas received a standing ovation from the audience of European representatives."And this paranoid rant is by no means an anomaly... just try reading the Palestinian President’s 1982 doctoral dissertation.
So much for Barack Obama's mythical educated, moderate middle-eastern Muslim.
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"Meanwhile, there are pragmatic worries: Many Palestinians who might be fine with the deal themselves don’t want to get assassinated by people who disagree."There's no negotiating with fanatics. Ever.