Why Israel Targets Arafat

Yasser Arafat looked as if he couldn't believe his bulging eyes. Inspecting the damage to his living quarters caused by the latest Israeli assault on his Ramallah headquarters last week, the Palestinian leader checked out the new window in his bathroom, courtesy of Israeli firepower; a broken mirror hanging above a photograph of him with his daughter, now 6 years old; the scattering of debris covering his exercise bike and bed. "I was supposed to sleep here last night, but I had some work downstairs. Everybody knows this is my bedroom," he told reporters, suggesting that the Israeli troops had tried...

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