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Sunday, August 08, 2004

Leaving the Control Room

Anyone who saw Control Room, the excellent documentary on Al-Jazeera, will be interested to read this story reporting that Josh Rushing, the marine spokesman who earnestly and naively chats with the AJ folks in the film, is leaving the service. Some of the higher-ups apparently didn't like some of what he had to say. Watching the movie, I was shocked that such a young guy would be dealing with them; the military might want someone with experience and wisdom doing PR in the Arab world.