Far more disturbing, however, is the fact that the al-Jazeera network ?Ethe freest Arab television station, which has incurred the fury of both the Americans and the Iraqi authorities for its live coverage of the war ?Egave the Pentagon the co-ordinates of its Baghdad office two months ago and received assurances that the bureau would not be attacked.
Then on Monday, the US State Department’s spokesman in Doha, an Arab-American called Nabil Khouri, visited al-Jazeera’s offices in the city and, according to a source within the Qatari satellite channel, repeated the Pentagon’s assurances. Within 24 hours, the Americans had fired their missile into the Baghdad office…..
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