The Peninsula

Friday, October 14, 2005


Over the past decade, satellite network Al Jazeera has made its share of enemies both here and abroad. A lot of criticism has come from U.S. officials and pundits, who, if they don't actually watch Al Jazeera, will soon no longer have the language barrier to blame. Early next year, the network will launch Al Jazeera International, a 24-hour English-language service. American University assistant professor Marwan Kraidy discusses its prospects with Bob.

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