Arafat's Moment of Truth


Publication Date: January 2001

Publisher: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership

Author(s): Michael Gottsegen

Research Area: International relations

Keywords: International Relations; Political Behavior; Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Type: Other

Coverage: Israel


In light of Barak, Netanyahu, and Sharon's positions on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the author argues that Arafat's moment of truth, if he wants to see the creation of a Palestinian state in his life time, is now, and he had better seize the opportunity to cut a deal with Barak.