The World: Most Probably We'll All Die

"Aren't you tired of fighting? Doesn't the road seem long when you take small steps?" Mohammed Yusuf Najjar, better known as Abu Yusuf, faced these questions two months ago in an interview with L'Orient-Le Jour, the influential Beirut newspaper. Abu Yusuf, 44, replied that he did not expect his generation of Palestinians to defeat the Israelis. "We plant the seeds, and the others will reap the harvest," he said. "Most probably we'll all die, killed because we are confronting a fierce enemy. But the youth will replace us."

Last week Abu Yusuf himself was...

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