In July, 2000, T.F. posed the question: “Who is Arafat? Is he Nelson Mandela or Willie Nelson?” However, Arafat’s track record is compatible with another metaphor: “Who is Arafat? Is he Jack the Ripper or the Boston Strangler?”
Has Tom Friedman been mistaken? Or, has he been, deliberately, misleading?
Originally published by “Israel Hayom”, bit.ly/PJI6bN, August 10, 2012