Arafat 'Very Sick,' Foreign Medics Summoned




 
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Boots
 
October 28th, 2004  
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Topic: Arafat 'Very Sick,' Foreign Medics Summoned


RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is "very, very sick" and the ex-guerrilla who for decades symbolized a struggle for statehood is slipping in and out of consciousness, officials and medics said on Thursday.

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October 28th, 2004  
Italian Guy
 
 
I hope he dies. Unfortunately, I know he will enjoy some superprofessional medical team his people can only dream of.

He won't die. Another Castro- style dinosaur.
October 28th, 2004  
Airborne Eagle
 
 
There are few people I wish horrible, painful death upon.

Not saying he's one, but I sure ain't saying he's not on the list.
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October 28th, 2004  
SHERMAN
 
 
I think he's death will be a good thing. Not because of who he is, but because it might finally get the Palestinians to have an Election.
October 28th, 2004  
Airborne Eagle
 
 
James Lileks:

"All you need to know about Arafat was that he insisted on wearing a pistol when he addressed the UN General Assembly. And all you need to know about the UN, I suppose, is that they let him."
October 28th, 2004  
SHERMAN
 
 
LOL. He also weared uniform all the time...