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Photo Surfaces Of Gingrich Embracing Yasser Arafat

By Ben Armbruster on December 14, 2011 at 12:15 pm

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Newt Gingrich made some waves last week when he called the Palestinians an “invented people.” His campaign subsequently said the former House speaker supports the creation of a Palestinian state, but Gingrich stood by his original comment. “All of which,” the Envoy’s Laura Rozen notes, makes a 1993 photo of Gingrich embracing PLO chairman Yasser Arafat “rather noteworthy.” Watch the Young Turks host Cenk Uygur discussing the issue yesterday:

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