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December 10, 2001
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Yasser Arafat lashed out at the United States. Using harsher language that than ever before, the Palestinian leader accused U.S. officials of having a pro-Israel bias. Arafat became visibly angry last Friday night when an interviewer for Israel’s Channel One television asked him about the continued U.S. pressure on him to clamp down on terrorists. “Dear God, who cares about the Americans,” Arafat said. “The Americans are on your side and they give you everything.”

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