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From: Riz Khan

Josh Rushing On War

The former US Marine discusses the roots and legacies of war and his new show, On War.

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This episode of the Riz Khan show looks at war; its roots and its legacies.

Riz speaks to Al Jazeera’s Josh Rushing whose six-part special series On War begins airing on December 22 at 1230GMT on Al Jazeera English.

Josh Rushing is a 14-year veteran of the US Marine Corps who held the ranks private through to captain.

He gained prominence in the major motion picture documentary Control Room, which features his struggles as the US military’s lead spokesperson to the Arab world during the invasion of Iraq.


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Josh’s outspoken and conscientious nature in this sensitive role, his conflicts with the Pentagon and his subsequent resignation from the Marines, as well as his regular appearances as a fresh, non-partisan, critical voice in broadcast and print media, have made him among the most recognisable young media voices in the US today.

This episode of the Riz Khan show aired at 2030 GMT on Wednesday, December 17, and is repeated on Thursday, December 18, at 0030GMT and 0530 GMT.

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