Today in Arafatistan

The murder of Yasser Arafat’s cousin Moussa, the former PA “security chief,” has received substantially more attention than the attack on the Christians of Taiba over the weekend: “Arafat cousin killed in brazen challenge to Abbas.” Like the Taiba story, however, this one also hits a PA trifecta of murder, terrorism, and evidence of some relationship between the murder and the Religion of Peace:

Arafat, 65, was killed after a 30-minute gunbattle between the assailants and dozens of his bodyguards. The fighting with rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles raged just a block from the headquarters of the Palestinian security service. Mr Arafat


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