When a headline reads like this: US Hopes Arafat Death Will Lead to Peace.
The idea that one person could be such an obstruction to a peace process that it takes his death to allow that process to move forward is a very sad one in my eyes. Talk about being set in your ways.
I do feel badly for Arafat’s family and the Palestinian people today. Maybe it’s possible that in death Arafat can do more to bring peace than he did in life.
More on Arafat’s Death:
Apparently many Israelis also agree with this sentiment.