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thedrifter
07-16-07, 09:29 PM
Al-Jazeera Marine on The Daily Show tonight
Staff report
Posted : Monday Jul 16, 2007 19:25:05 EDT

A former Marine turned al-Jazeera correspondent will appear as a guest on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” on Monday night.

Josh Rushing, a former public affairs officer who got out as a captain in 2004, recently released a book, “Mission al-Jazeera: Build a Bridge, Seek the Truth, Change the World,” covering his time as the main liaison between the military and the controversial Qatar-based news network during the run-up to the invasion of Iraq, as well as his new job working for the network.

Rushing entered the national spotlight after the documentary “Control Room” featured him working with al-Jazeera officials as a spokesman at U.S. Central Command’s forward headquarters in Qatar.

The Daily Show airs at 11 p.m. Eastern time. Check local listings for other showings.

Ellie