Arafat “exploited Sharon’s visit to Temple Mount” to start Second Intifada
Al-Hayat (London) - Nov. 12, 2005

 
From a book by Mamdouh Nawfal, Arafat advisor on Internal Affairs, member of Palestinian Supreme National Security Council:
     “As to the second Intifada, one could say with complete objectivity that Arafat exploited Sharon’s visit to the Temple Mount, and the people’s hatred of the occupation, to bring about the outburst… Arafat made no attempt to evade responsibility when he was blamed for its eruption…”
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