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.”
The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.