Monday, October 29, 2007

Alan Johnston - Q&A

Alan Johnston answered a few questions from BBC viewers, including his opinions on the political and military situation in the Gaza Strip and on Hamas's efforts to free him. As a reporter who spent years in the area and who has numerous personal ties his insights are fascinating and, I feel, important. Definitely worth a read, particularly if you live in a country that tries to influence the situation.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

You've followed Alan Johnston's story very closely. Have you considered writing to him? At least think about it, if you haven't written him already.

For Kirk said...

I haven't... I'm terrible about writing to well-known people because I always wonder why in the world they should care what I have to say, and then I figure they'd be a little annoyed that I was assuming they'd want to take up their valuable time with ME and... yeah, I'm great that way! BUT I have recently thought that maybe sometimes people like to hear nice things about themselves and... it's so much fun being me!

Oh, what I meant was, thanks for the link. I think I just might gird up the ol' loins and draft a letter.