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Thread: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
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    Media stations here in the US or only what you want to hear per say...


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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

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    Media stations here in the US or only what you want to hear per say...
    Why would I want to listen to a foreign news station bash the US? We've got MSNBC for that.
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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
    Why would I want to listen to a foreign news station bash the US? We've got MSNBC for that.


    So you can understand different perspectives....


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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

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    So you can understand different perspectives....
    No doubt there are endless ways to bash the US. You never hear anyone bash the Russians, guess they're afraid the Russians may come a kill them.
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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

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    No doubt there are endless ways to bash the US. You never hear anyone bash the Russians, guess they're afraid the Russians may come a kill them.
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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

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    No doubt there are endless ways to bash the US. You never hear anyone bash the Russians, guess they're afraid the Russians may come a kill them.
    Right.................................


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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post


    So you can understand different perspectives....
    Sounds like you're only interested in Americans having different perspectives. How much "understanding" does Al Jazeera display (I honestly don't know)? It's just kind of amazing to me that nobody in this thread allows for the possibility that anti-American reporting may not be entirely factually accurate.
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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
    Sounds like you're only interested in Americans having different perspectives. How much "understanding" does Al Jazeera display (I honestly don't know)? It's just kind of amazing to me that nobody in this thread allows for the possibility that anti-American reporting may not be entirely factually accurate.
    And it's kind of amazing to me that so many people automatically dismiss any (real or perceived) "anti-American reporting" as lies propagated by people who are either confused, dishonest, or evil. Is it really so hard to imagine that not everyone in the world views the United States as the sole arbiter of everything good?

    When Al-Jazeera reports the news, they do it from an Arab perspective. That is, from the perspective of people who have had the US occupy their lands, bomb them, prop up their dictators, and support their biggest perceived enemy...all while preaching "freedom" to them. Is it really so unbelievable that under those circumstances, Arabs might dislike the United States...and not because they're crazy extremists and/or ignorant of the truth?
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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    And it's kind of amazing to me that so many people automatically dismiss any (real or perceived) "anti-American reporting" as lies propagated by people who are either confused, dishonest, or evil. Is it really so hard to imagine that not everyone in the world views the United States as the sole arbiter of everything good?

    When Al-Jazeera reports the news, they do it from an Arab perspective. That is, from the perspective of people who have had the US occupy their lands, bomb them, prop up their dictators, and support their biggest perceived enemy...all while preaching "freedom" to them. Is it really so unbelievable that under those circumstances, Arabs might dislike the United States...and not because they're ignorant of the "truth" and/or crazy extremists?
    Yes, when I'm told the US is the great evil in the world, not matter who says it, I dismiss it. It does not surprise me that you would embrace it.
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    Re: Is Al Jazeera anti-American?

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
    Yes, when I'm told the US is the great evil in the world, not matter who says it, I dismiss it.
    And this has what to do with Al-Jazeera?

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    It does not surprise me that you would embrace it.
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