Arafat has long been a pain in the ass for most western countries with close ties to Israel. A self-proclaimed freedom fighter, he made no secret about using terrorist tactics to accomplish his agenda. His celebrity-like charisma polarized the Palestinian population, forced the U.S. to acknowledge him, and ultimately made him a dead man walking at more than one Intelligence agency’s kill board.
For those of you who weren’t paying attention to his likely assassination, here’s a quick snap shot of the life and death of Yasser Arafat.
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