To The Point

Dr. Jack Wheeler, an old friend who has a remarkably keen understanding of international cultural trends, makes some interesting, even encouraging, observations about the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal en route to a larger point about the value of the blogging community.

A sample to whet your appetite:

“How many times… have you heard that Al Jazeera’s satellite TV reports on whatever we are doing in Iraq are ‘enraging the Arab world’? It turns out that vast numbers of Arabs in Iraq and elsewhere despise Al Jazeera as SNN — the Sunni News Network, a worthless propaganda channel promoting Sunni imperialism.”

If you read more, you won’t be disappointed.

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