A Wikileak on the US and Al-Jazeera
Blaming and (Killing) the Messenger
Date Written: 31/01/2011
Year Published: 2011
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12428
A Wikileaks-released cable from the U.S. embassy in Doha, Qatar, shows that U.S. officials were angry with Al Jazeera in the wake of Israels three-week assault on Gaza, because, alone of news networks the world over, al-Jazeera had actually shown what was happening on the ground to Gazan civilians besieged by an unrelenting Israeli air, artillery, and ground attack.