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Professor Porath published in 1974, 10 years after the Soviet disinformation masters created the Palestinian People.

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Submitted by Wallace Edward Brand (United States), Aug 27, 2011 at 17:01

Professor Porath's The Emergence of the Palestinian-Arab National Movement, 1918-1929, was not published until 1974, some 10 years after the Soviet Union had invented the "Palestinian Arab People". That collective noun had appeared for the very first time in the preamble of the PLO Charter drafted in Moscow in 1964.. It was affirmed by the "Palestinian National Council" formed contemporaneously, and staffed with 422 Arabs each handpicked by the KGB according to Major General Ion Mihai Pacepa, the highest ranking defector from the Soviet bloc.

Pacepa was personally involved with managing the Soviet involvement in Middle East matters and speaks, not from opinion as does Porath, but from personal knowledge. From a lawyer's standpoint, testimony from personal knowledge beats opinion testimony as far more credible. James Woolsey is reported to have said Pacepa is personally credible.


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