Saeb Erekat was one of the last of a generation of Palestinian negotiators inspired by the conciliatory style of Yasser Arafat. His death may be the end of an era of hope that a peaceful solution with Israel is possible.
Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman’s just-published book “‘Rise and Kill First: The secret history of Israel’s targeted killings” details Israeli plans to assassinate Yasser Arafat, including a plot to blow up passenger plane and a football stadium.
For years, many had speculated - for which they were promptly cast as tinfoil hat conspiracy theorists - that when it comes to achieving illegal goals, including but not limited to creating "false flag" terrorism and political assassinations, few are as skilled and industrious as the CIA and Mossad. Especially Mossad. Only, as