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Al Jazeera Rally

Wadah Khanfar, the head of Al Jazeera, shares an optimistic view of the latest uprisings in the Arab world.

 

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“We are banned from Tunisia for years. But the people are our journalists.”

 

“And then people began to wonder: How could we imagine a future that is magnificent, and peaceful and tolerant.”

 

“The corrupt elite have lost even the power of deception. They have been detached from their people, and now we are seeing them collapsing one after another.”

 

“This is a great story. This is history in the making.”

 

He is Director General.

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Taken on March 1, 2011