Al Jazeera: In an Intense Spotlight

While taking fire for showing footage of dead U.S. soldiers, the Arab news service is must-see TV for U.S. brass and Arabs everywhere

The images of dead U.S. servicemen were more graphic than much of what Hollywood has ever shown. But that didn't stop Arab satellite news channel Al Jazeera. After apologizing for the "horrific" nature of what was about to be broadcast, an Al Jazeera anchor explained: "In the interest of objectivity, we felt we had to share them with you."

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