Al Jazeera’s Al Jazeera America hosts controversial show on US torture: report
A controversial show featuring controversial American political figures including Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R, TX) was aired on Al Jazeera American on Monday night.
The show was titled The People Vs.
Al-Jazeera America’s English-language news website reported that the show was aired at the behest of the Trump administration.
In a news report on the program, the show’s host, Jadwat Al-Mansour, said that he and his co-hosts “are not political analysts.
We are not journalists.”
He added that he did not “have any qualms” about airing controversial American figures on the show, including the U.S. Senator.
Al Mansour went on to say that he was “not anti-American” and that “American” has “no political meaning.”
He also said that “there is no difference between America and Iran” and accused the U