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Hagel’s Controversial Foreign
Connections and Backers

Accuracy in Media, by Cliff Kincaid

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/15/2013 9:49:46 AM

Two seemingly unrelated events—Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel as Pentagon chief and the sale of Al Gore’s Current TV to Al Jazeera—are coming together in a way that illustrates the role that the foreign propaganda channel can and will play if Congress lets the television deal go through. House Homeland Security Committee chairman Rep. Michael McCaul is being encouraged by a group of media critics, journalists, academics, and national security and Middle East experts, to open hearings into Al Jazeera’s media power play on American soil. In regard to Hagel, Breitbart blogger William Bigelow notes that Al Jazeera

I guess subversion is not a crime in this country.


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