The New Aljazeera, an American

Reported today the board members of Aljazeera were removed [including Chief director Wadah Khanfar] and a totally new board was established appointed by the Emir of Qatar directly.

This sounds a normal news but one the new members is:

“Abdul Aziz Al Kuwari” the former Qatar ambassador in Washington to supervise the political and administrative line of the new Aljazeera, Al Kuwari has strong links with most American Republican and Democratic politicians.

The rumors are that this change has been under U.S. pressure, to remove the station from Arab governments and international isolation and as a beginning for establishing new relations with the US.