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Al Jazeera On Arafat

FDD’s Arab media analyst Avi Jorisch tells me Al-Jazeera’s continuous coverage of Yassir Arafat’s death has been “disappointing, to say the least.”

“Al-Jazeera’s Doha studio is currently featuring a montage of pictures of the deceased leader with the word ‘RESISTANCE’ in the middle.

“As of this afternoon, al-Jazeera had not interviewed one moderate Arab leader, or any American or Israeli officials. Instead, Al-Jazeera has interviewed members of the PLO, Hamas and Palestinians who are calling for the new Palestinian leadership to follow the path of continued terrorism.”

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...


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