25 February 2006

Mahmoud Abbas' split personality?

Laurence of TBIFOC reflects on Abu Mazen's changes of heart here.

It seems to me he missed one interesting point: the significance of the picture:

Is Abbas giving the interview in English, while his shadow is already working on an Arabic version for internal consumption? Like his dear departed mentor Yasser.

There is not much time left from maneuvering, so we shall see soon enough.