A tenured Columbia University professor is facing criticism for claiming in a column published Tuesday by Al Jazeera that Zionism is anti-Semitic and that the Jewish people who opposed Zionism and Israel died in the Holocaust, a notion that critics deemed anti-Semitic.
Former Vice President Al Gore informed Canadians Tuesday that there is no such thing as “ethical oil” in a public talk just a few months after the sale of his Current TV to Qatar-backed Al Jazeera.
Former Sen. Chuck Hagel on Thursday faced a barrage of criticism about his fitness to be the next defense secretary, including his agreement with a controversial statement that the United States is the “world’s bully.”
Left and right agree: The first round of defense secretary Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing did not go well Thursday. He stumbled over policies, faced sharp criticism over his involvement in the Global Zero Policy Commission, reversed previous positions, and was even forced to walk back statements made during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.
Al Jazeera made a big move Wednesday, taking over former Al Gore’s Current TV in a major deal that will bring the Qatar-financed news source to millions of U.S. cable subscribers. What to expect from such a network? We’ve compiled seven of Al Jazeera’s greatest hit to provide some clues.
Al Gore’s Current TV confirmed Wednesday evening that it has been sold to Al Jazeera for an estimated $400 to $500 million, with the former vice president set to pocket $100 million from the sale.
Al Jazeera, the Qatar-financed news company, is finalizing a deal to acquire Current TV, the beleaguered cable network founded by failed presidential candidate Al Gore, reports the New York Times.
The Free Beacon’s Truth Monkey spread the good word outside the Supreme Court Wednesday. The Truth Monkey can be followed on Twitter @CAFTruthMonkey.