Here’s a sampling of consecutive headlines from Google News. Yes, there is a punchline.
Arafat asks United States to move quickly on its Middle East peace plan – National Post 06-07-2002
Mubarak to press U.S. on Palestinian state – CNN
Arafat defiant after Israeli raid on HQ – Stuff, New Zealand
Bush To Offer New Mideast Plan More… – CBS
Israeli Army: Bomber Captured in W. Bank Raids – Miami Herald
That last one says it all, doesn’t it? That week of peace Israel demands before trusting Arafat to negotiate in good faith — those nasty Jews didn’t really mean that, did they?