ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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West Asia: An Enduring Symbol

An Enduring Symbol Ever since 1964, when he founded the Fatah, and later when he became PLO chairman in 1969, Yasser Arafat has been synonymous with the Palestinian struggle for recognition and an independent state. Even his confinement, since 2001, in a badly shelled two-roomed office in Ramallah, made him a heroic, albeit ineffective, motif of resistance against Israel and its prime minister, Ariel Sharon

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