Suha Arafat: Who Can Control The Wife?

To the delight of no one, including Yasser, Suha Arafat is sparking a furor in Palestinian politics

Suha Arafat had said she wanted visibility. But the First Lady of Palestine surely didn't have in mind her starring role in a new ad sponsored by the Washington-based Jewish Republican Coalition. Taking a swipe at U.S. Senate candidate Hillary Clinton, the TV spot shows Mrs. Clinton, on a recent trip to the West Bank, listening blank-faced to provocative anti-Israeli comments by Mrs. Arafat and then pecking her on the cheek. It's clear what the viewer is meant to think: Yech!

By now, Mrs. Arafat is used to disparagement; she has received little else from her own people in the nine...

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