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Leila Shahid – Palestinian Authority Ambassador to the EU

25 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 14 December 2012

The politics of Palestine are in a state of flux. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and the stalwarts of his Fatah movement face a crisis of credibility; they've been outmanoeuvred in recent weeks by the hardliners in Hamas whose message is defiance, not diplomacy. Hardtalk speaks with the Palestinian Authority envoy to the European Union Leila Shahid. Is the game up for Palestine's old guard moderates?

(Image: Leila Shahid, Credit: AFP/Getty Images)


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