Monday, December 31, 2007

I have never seen Walid Jumblat challenged in an interview like he was by that Iranian journalist on Press TV. They aired a segment on New TV: and it was great TV moment. The guy asked him the obvious--and he asked his question without even hiding his contempt for the man sitting across the table from him: that Jumblat now accuses the Syrian regime of killing his father (which the regime did for sure), and yet he aligned himself with the regime for more than 27 years. Jumblat said that he was deceiving the Syrian regime all along, and that he did so to protect his community, the Arabism of Lebanon, and to confront Israeli designs in Lebanon. What do you know about Press TV? They often email me for interviews but I don't know anything about them.