Following are excerpts from an interview with Bassam Abu Sharif, former political advisor to Yasser Arafat, which aired on Abu Dhabi TV on April 25, 2010.
Bassam Abu Sharif: [David] Ben-Gurion assassinated Kennedy, because of Kennedy's decision to subject the Dimona nuclear plant to inspection, in order to prevent them from producing nuclear weapons.
Interviewer: So Ben-Gurion has become Kennedy's assassin now?
Bassam Abu Sharif: Ben-Gurion gave the order to assassinate Kennedy. I take full responsibility for every word I say. The Mossad collaborated with the American mafia, and once Oswald had killed Kennedy, the Mossad sent a Jew called Ruby to kill him. Then the Mossad killed 22 witnesses, and the case was closed.
Interviewer: And it remains closed to this day.
Bassam Abu Sharif: I challenger them to make these files public. To this day, these files have not been made public, due to Jewish Zionist pressure.
I am warning... I repeat: I am warning the American agencies, like the CIA and FBI, which are fast asleep, that a plot to assassinate Obama is in motion, and that the group that will attempt to assassinate Obama consists of Yemenite Jews under the guise of Al-Qaeda.
Interviewer: From where do you draw your information?
Bassam Abu Sharif: I'm giving you this scoop. Where I got it doesn't concern you.
Interviewer: From where did you draw all this information?
Bassam Abu Sharif: I'm free to do as I wish. I am full responsible for every...
Interviewer: Are you privy to all the secrets of the universe, Bassam Abu Sharif?
Bassam Abu Sharif: I am responsible for every word I say, and if they want to know more, they can come to me.