Skip to comments.Israel-Loving Ex-Terrorist in Open Visit
Posted on 06/15/2012 12:46:10 AM PDT by Eleutheria5
Mosab Hassan Yousefs life has been far from simple. Born in Ramallah to the founder and leader of Hamas, he made an about-face as a young adult and for several years helped Israel fight terrorism.
Yousef later converted to Christianity and moved to the United States. He wrote a book about his life story, titled Son of Hamas.
Now he is making his first open trip to Israel, as a guest of Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara. I want to tell the people of Israel that I love you, he said in an interview with Channel 2 television.
I dont think there was ever something called Palestine, he continued. I dont think that what my people needs is a state they need freedom.
Yousef was asked about his father, Hamas leader Sheikh Hassan Yousef. He said he sees his father as a lost soul.
He has previously warned Israel against attempting peace with Hamas. Based on the values according to which Hamas operates, Israel cannot allow itself to compromise for a 30-year hudna, he said, using the Arabic term for a temporary peace.
Yousefs former handler, then-Shin Bet intelligence services agent Gonen Ben-Yitzchak, gave an interview as well. ....
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
It’s risky behavior for him to act sane.
Someone will want to kill him for trying to be normal.
Sending up a prayer for the guy.
You got to give it to the guy, though - he’s got balls.
Hope they don’t suspend the Mossad agent who has to fire at his assailant(s).
While a prisoner of Israel in 1996, Mosab Hassan Yousef the son of Sheik Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas was approached by Shin Bet agents who looked to recruit him to spy within Hamas. He agreed. Mosabs information soon had Shin Bet calling him the most reliable source in the Hamas leadership, and Israeli lives were undoubtedly saved as a result of Mosabs collaboration.
Despite this success, Yousef has since revealed himself to be more double agent than turncoat.
During the initial contact within Israels Maskubia (Jerusalems central prison), Mosab agreed to collaborate in exchange for Israel not targeting his father. After years of providing valuable intelligence, in 2007 Mosab declared his conversion to Christianity, moved to California, and went public with his story. His tale was a sensation, drawing attention and praise from U.S. pro-Israel organizations. But his tale has since been revealed to be a long con, the evidence coming from when he speaks publicly in Arabic.
Mosab did not convert to what the West would recognize as Christianity, but to a fiery, Palestinian brand of the faith that is vehemently anti-Israel. According to Mosab, his main goal in coming to the U.S. is to infiltrate the main source of international support for Israel: the American church. From an interview with Al-Arabiya:
Activists like Mosab know very well that Western media rarely translate their doublespeak. He continues:
Perhaps the most shocking revelation: Mosab asks Arabs not to report terrorist activity. The host of Daring Question asked a caller:
The Arab Christian caller vacillated, then Mosab spoke:
Never heard this before. Good for him that he turned away from his father’s terrorism.
“Mosab did not convert to what the West would recognize as Christianity, but to a fiery, Palestinian brand of the faith that is vehemently anti-Israel.”
Oh, thanks for the clarification. A lot of people don’t understand that this is very real.
This is old news, and apparently his ex-handler is unimpressed with the revelation or the source, Walid Shoebat. But a lot of questions remain unanswered. I really would like an impartial translation of the television clip that started the controversy.
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