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A Voice as Powerful as Countries Can Al-Jazeera Topple Governments?

The wave of protests in the Arab world has highlighted the power of Al-Jazeera, which has unparalleled influence in the Middle East. It has been banned from reporting on the unrest in Egypt, where its reporters have been targeted by Mubarak supporters. Governments in the region fear the station could be their undoing.
Von Matthias Gebauer und Yassin Musharbash
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan