Bassam Abu Sharif, Former Senior Adviser to the Late Yasser Arafat

Bassam Abu Sharif, joined a radical Palestinian group in the 1960s and was labelled the 'face of terror' by Time Magazine.

He survived an assassination attempt, and as an advisor to Yasser Arafat worked towards a two state solution.

On The Interview he tells Owen Bennett-Jones about his life at the heart of the PLO, and why his people still don't have an independent homeland.

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27 minutes

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Sun 12 Jul 2009 06:32 GMT

BBC World Service Archive

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