Tag Archive: Al Jazeera

Al Makes Out

As you may have heard, Current TV — you remember Current TV, right? — was just bought out by Al-Jazeera. That’s of moderate interest. Al-Jazeera is better than their reputation: they are one of the few keeping up with the scary developments in the Middle East. And, really, even in their early days, they were probably less anti-American than damned Current TV.

What I found interesting was this little tidbit:

Al Jazeera did not

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Gadhafi Dead?

Al Jazeera is reporting that Gadhafi has been killed. The early reports are that he was fatally wounded during a capture attempt. AJ has a pretty solid record on these calls, so I expect this to be confirmed.

I still think going into Libya was a mistake. But I’m not going to mourn this bastard’s passing. I’m sure there’s a bench somewhere warm were he can sit next to Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden.… Read more