Had Arafat accepted Israel's offer at Camp David, the violence in recent months would have been more in the form of a Palestinian civil war. Or as Arafat reportedly asked Clinton when the American president was pushing hard for him to accept Barak's offer: ‘Do you want to attend my funeral?’
Israel and the Palestinians: The Bitter Fruits of Hegemonic Peace
Glenn E. Robinson, the author of Building a Palestinian State: The Incomplete Revolution (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997), is an associate professor in the School of International Graduate Studies at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California and a research fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
Glenn E. Robinson; Israel and the Palestinians: The Bitter Fruits of Hegemonic Peace. Current History 1 January 2001; 100 (642): 15–20. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.642.15
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