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Anti-Qatar lobby erodes U.S. press freedom with AJ+ ruling

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Anti-Qatar lobby erodes U.S. press freedom with AJ+ ruling.

According to Middle East fellow Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, the decision by the Department of Justice that AJ+, a Washington, D.C.-based online news and current affairs channel operated by the Al Jazeera Media Network, must register as a foreign agent in the United States, represents a blow to free speech in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election on November 3. The New Arab: https://bit.ly/33bghKi