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Ari & I: June 26, 2001


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Ari & I: June 26, 2001

Russell Mokhiber

Mokhiber: Ari, could I follow up on that? According to the Washington Post yesterday in an article titled "Sharon's Action in 1982 Massacre Stirs New Debate," this whole issue was triggered by a BBC Documentary called "The Accused."

This is the key point of evidence that they raised. During the BBC program, Morris Draper, the U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East at the time, said U.S. officials were horrified when Sharon had allowed Phalange militias in the camps, "because it would be a massacre," according to Draper.