Times must be turbulent at Al-Jazeera. It was incredibly sad to see the Qatari state-owned broadcaster resort to citing a seemingly non-existent study to claim that it is the most-watched channel in the Middle East and North Africa.
Many people believe that Al-Jazeera is merely an extension of the foreign policies of the Qatari governmentFaisal J. Abbas
The Arab Spring effect
It has become evident that Al-Jazeera’s turbulence is not exclusive to its Arabic channel, but is also affecting its English-language channel and, apparently, its forthcoming US ventureFaisal J. Abbas