Why did Arafat turn down 97% of the W Bank and all of Gaza in 2000?

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    I'd really like to know what posters think about this historic and bewildering event that took place. I still don't get it. It was all handed to him on a silver platter and he refused to form a Palestinian State.
     
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    Supposedly he did it it out of fear. Fear that he would be killed by his buddies. He wanted to die a natural death from AIDS. He was a sly ol' devil.
     
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    It would be blasphemy which is a capital crime in islam.
    The INTENDED JIHAD FROM uhm JANNAH ABOVE (ameeen)
    is the annhilation of the zionist entity----not souk bargains with---
    uhm......the "zionist entity" The JIHAD is a valuable asset
    for all UMMAH-ITES It provides opportunity to explode
    one's way to JANNAH WHY GIVE IT UP???????
     
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    Arafat was a greedy thief, more than anything else. He was getting billions of dollars wired directly to his personal hidden bank accounts, for perpetuating war and terrorism against Israel. He was told implicitly that if he wants to see another dime, he better stop talking peace and start talking war and terrorism and suicide bombing.
     
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    I heard it was because his Arab and Persian backers told him not to take it, they want all of Israel gone and Arafat accepting this offer would put an end to their dreams.
     
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    You just nailed it.
     
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    Arafart had the INTERESTS of his fellow beloved
    palestinians at heart-----how could he deny them
    the BENEFITS of being eternal refugees?
     
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    The 97% offer to Arafat was a joke; PR smoke and mirrors.

    Would you buy 97% of a car from a salesman?

    When the other 3% he kept was the engine and transmission.

    Sure the car might look good...... but you couldn't drive it anywhere........ :cool:
     
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    The Myth of the Generous Offer

    Excellent post by Coyote.

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/6914869-post22.html
     
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    IT WAS A HELLUVA LOT BETTER THAN THE ----pact of omar
     

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