April 22, 2004

"Voted" off the island

The Israelis got someone's attention... From LGF comes this link to a Yahoo/AFP story: bq. Yasser Arafat expelled a group of 21 members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades from his West Bank headquarters overnight, a leader of the militant faction told AFP. One of the terrorists was quoted as saying: bq. "Arafat has abandoned us. It's a crime, because we are above all members of Fatah and he should protect us," he said. Waaaaaaa... And a bit more: bq. The militants, who are all believed to be wanted by Israel, had taken refuge in Arafat's headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, known as the Muqataa, for more than three years. bq. Arafat himself has effectively been confined by the Israeli army to the Muqataa for more than two years after having been dismissed as an "absolute obstacle to peace" by Israeli premier Ariel Sharon I think that Cox and Forkum said it best: YourAttentionPlease.gif Posted by DaveH at April 22, 2004 10:13 AM