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A Tale of Two Interviews: Donald Rumsfeld on Al Jazeera English Edition

Last week we noted that former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld praised Al Jazeera for its coverage in the Middle East during an interview with Sir David Frost. Today, Al Jazeera aired another interview with Rumsfeld, taped the same day but with a markedly different tone.

Abderrahim Foukara was quite confrontational with Rumsfeld, who evaded the interviewer’s line of questioning:

You can compare Foukara’s interview with the relatively tame Frost interview, which is embedded after the jump.


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