We’re coming up on the anniversary of events in northern
Shoebat, as readers may know, is a former PLO operative who radically changed his views of
I find this video interesting particularly in the manner it was conducted. Sweeney tries to characterize Shoebat’s background by claiming he was jailed by the Israelis for his “beliefs,” obviously meant to imply that Shoebat, and by extension other Palestinians held in Israeli captivity, had been an admirable prisoner of conscience unjustly imprisoned for political reasons. Shoebat corrects the record, in a most gentlemanly manner, stating he was sentenced for “terrorist activities.” Undeterred by the literal truth Sweeney, who comes off as a blatant jihadist shill, again mischaracterizes Shoebats detention.