LYING PIECE OF ****: PA leader Abbas says that the savage terror attacks against Jews are because of ‘arab despair’
By Reut Hadar
Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Monday justified the current wave of terrorist attacks against Israelis, claiming the young Palestinian Arabs who have been carrying out the attacks are doing so out of “frustration”.
Speaking at an anti-corruption conference held in Ramallah, Abbas claimed that the young terrorists are not sent by him or by other Palestinian groups to carry out attacks, but that the “popular uprising”, as he put it, derives from a sense of despair that characterizes the younger generation.
He added that “the younger generation who gave up on the two-state solution is forced to deal with checkpoints, settlements and settler attacks – as was reflected in the murder of Mohammed Abu-Khder, the torching of the Dawabshe family home and the aggression against the Al-Aqsa Mosque.”
The comments came as a new poll found that two-thirds of Palestinian Arabs support the ongoing wave of terror attacks against Israelis, with the same percentage backing a larger “armed uprising” with more shooting attacks.
A full 67% back the use of knives, while 66% of those asked said an armed intifada with guns would
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