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Ambassador Chris Ross

    Chris Ross, Special Coordinator for Public Diplomacy, has held a succession of important posts at the State Department, including Coordinator for Counterterrorism (1998), Ambassador to Syria (1991-98), and Ambassador to Algeria (1988-91). Sarah J. Sullivan spoke to Ambassador Ross in Washington DC about the US government's attempts to send …

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Covering Al-Qa’ida, Covering Saddam

A dialogue between Al Jazeera London bureau chief Yosri Fouda and TBS Publisher and Senior Editor S. Abdallah Schleifer. SAS: Your special report " Top Secret: The Road to September 11th" broadcast in two installments last September by Al Jazeera contains the most detailed and undisputed confirmation by Al-Qa'ida leaders Khalid …

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Eason Jordan, CNN Chief News Executive

Eason Jordan, chief news executive and newsgathering president for the CNN News Group, talked to TBS Managing Editor Sarah Sullivan about covering Afghanistan, the Middle East, and other hot spots; whether US audiences are talking more of an interest in world news in the wake of September 11; and how …

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A Dream TV Come True

Hala Sirhan is one of the Arab world's most famous television personalities. Her talk shows on ART (Arab Radio and Television) were among the most popular and controversial. Now she has taken both her popularity and her sense for the controversial to the new Dream TV network, Egypt's first privately owned …

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Alice West, Ally McBeal Co-Executive Producer

In an exclusive interview, Ally McBeal co-executive producer Alice West talks to David Chambers for a six-months-later perspective on the role Hollywood might play post-September 11. see related article: Will Hollywood Go to War? David Chambers: Ms. West, during the panel on December 5 last year, Jeff Zucker, president of NBC Entertainment, stated, "We are not …

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Mohammed Jasim Al-Ali, Al-Jazeera Managing Director

TBS first spoke with Al-Jazeera Managing Director Mohammed Jasim Al-Ali in Cairo in June 2000 for an extensive interview about the channel, its startup, and its plans. With Al-Jazeera making news around the globe for its coverage of current world events, TBS Senior Editor S. Abdallah Schleifer and Managing Editor Sarah Sullivan …

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Zafar Siddiqi, Middle East Business News [MEBN] Chairman and CEO

Middle East Business News, based in Dubai Media City, produces a weekly half-hour English-language business show for CNBC Europe. TBS Managing Editor Sarah Sullivan talked with MEBN Chairman and CEO Zafar Siddiqi about the company's decision to establish itself in Dubai. Sarah Sullivan: Why did you choose Dubai generally and Dubai Media City …

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Hany El Konayyesi, APTN Senior Editor

Middle East Custom Coverage is a unique service offered by APTN to its Middle East clients. TBS Senior Editor S. Abdallah Schleifer spoke with APTN Senior Editor Hany El Konayyesi about MECC and how it provides the region's broadcasters with global coverage, as well as a pool of new talent. S. Abdallah …

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