Richard Landes' Fisk: BBC Tim Sebastien's tough interview with al Zahar
Dr. Mahmoud Al Zahar is by training a surgeon, and a major political and ideological figure in Hamas. His dedication to eliminating Israel is well known. Here legendary "Hard-Talk" star Tim Sebastien gives him a hard time as he tries to blame Israel for everything while excusing his own side's behavior (BBC Doha Debates). A study in demopathy, partly confronted by hard questioning, supplemented by Richard Landes.