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Originally posted by Masterspy
Then would ABC go an interview Bin Laden if they had the chance and protect his whereabouts and show that interview on American TV.
As "Nightline" host Ted Koppel rightly pointed out on the air: "Freedom of speech is never an issue when a popular person expresses an acceptable point of view. It is of real value only because it guarantees us access to the unpopular espousing the unacceptable."
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"Today I have given the order to the head of the press service that not one serviceman of the defence ministry should have contact with the American television channel ABC," Mr Ivanov said in televised comments.
"We will continue to act openly with the press, but this channel will not be invited to the defence ministry and no interviews will ever be given to it.
"This channel is now persona non grata for the defence ministry and is an outcast."
They have genuine GLOBAL political sway.
..frankly it IS true that most weapons used by the insurgency are Russian while it is also true that a great number of these weapons come from several degrees of seperation from Russia.
I cant really decide which "side" I should take on this, because I can honestly say I see both sides POV. I can't really blame ABC for taking the story, but if they took the same one with OBL I'd call them traitors to the US if they did not give up his location.
For once, I don't know exactly where I stand.