Has Al Gore sold out American interests to dangerous foreign influences? The former vice president's "sale of Current TV to Al Jazeera is not a laughing matter," says investigative journalist Cliff Kincaid.
"This transaction is a homeland security threat that violates numerous U.S. laws," says Kincaid, who has called for a congressional invesigation of the reported $500 million sale and writes:
Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Afghanistan, who interviewed bin Laden, was sent to prison for being an agent of al Qaeda. In Iraq, after the American invasion, the same thing occurred. Al Jazeera’s first managing director was exposed as an agent of the Saddam Hussein regime and the channel promoted the anti-American insurgency. The coverage inspired foreign Jihadists to come to Iraq to kill American soldiers, as captured terrorists acknowledged in interviews.