萨卜·埃雷卡特（Saeb Erekat）是受到亚西尔·阿拉法特（Yasser Arafat）和解风格启发的最后一批巴勒斯坦谈判者之一。他的死可能是一个希望与以色列和平解决的希望时代的终结。
For the Hamas-Fatah unity to become a true national unity, priorities would have to change entirely, where the interest of the Palestinian people – all of them, everywhere – would, once more, become paramount.
The reconciliation agreement signed between rival Palestinian parties, Hamas and Fatah, in Cairo on October 12 was not a national unity accord – at least, not yet. For the latter to be achieved, the agreement would have to make the interests of the Palestinian people a priority, above factional agendas. The leadership crisis in Palestine is not