by Yoram Ettinger
Why a Palestinian state would be a threat to American, Israeli and even Arab national security.
The idea that a Palestinian state can lead to enduring peace in the
The history of the PLO's Abu Mazen – who is hailed by the
This history is not that of a peace maker, and the PLO's track record of inter-Arab treachery, non-compliance, corruption, repression and terrorism does not give evidence of peaceful Palestinian state of the future. Since its makeover from a terrorist organization to a semi-independent entity in 1993, the Palestinian Authority, which has been led by PLO graduates of terrorist bases in
The 1968-70 and 1970-1982 PLO autonomy in
Even more worrisome are the ties between the PLO and
The long and determined effort by American administrations to soften the Palestinian Authority’s harsh features cannot change the fact that a
Ambassador Yoram Ettinger served as Minister for Congressional Affairs at
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