Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat was an Egyptian-born Palestinian who co-founded Fatah. This political movement and terror sponsor joined the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), which became one of two dominant parties in Palestinian politics. Arafat was the PLO Chairman and President of the Palestinian Authority (PA) until his death in 2004. He is considered the father of Palestine, but also the father of Palestinian terrorism, and ruled as a brutal dictator over Palestinians.