Israel: April 13, 2002


: 10.0pt"> Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, bowing to American pressure, made an announcement in English and Arabic condemning terrorist attacks on civilians. But Arafat has done this before, and Arabs soon thereafter heard from Arafat again praising the suicide attackers. So most Arabs realize Arafat is just condemning the attacks to protect his relations with the United States (a source of money and potential pressure on Israel).





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