Arafat: No Surrender for the P.L.O.

Only hours after the latest cease-fire went into effect, Yasser Arafat, chairman of the P.L.O., gave an exclusive interview to TIME Middle East Bureau Chief William Stewart. The session took place in an underground P.L.O. bunker while armed commandos sat in every doorway. Instead of the usual Arab headdress, Arafat was wearing a stiff fatigue cap and an olive-drab uniform. Excerpts from the interview:

On the state of current negotiations: It is very important to know who has been lying to whom. It seems that communications have been confused, because I have some channels of my own with the Americans. One of...

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