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No it is not about hiring Muslim journalists it is about hiring journalists that are fluent in Arabic

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Mar 8, 2008 at 15:53

What Bennett needs are jounalists that are really fluent in modern classical Arabic, and I would also add Egyptian Arabic (which I do consider it to be a separate language), and I suspect that in his naivete he will end with will be a non-Arab Muslim jounalist (eg: Pakistanis who do not know any Arabic).

May be Bennett should be looking for Christian Arabs and Israelis, and not just Muslim Arabs. I suspect that he might not want to hire a Jew or a Christian Arab which would be foolish. The difficulty that I see is that Arabs do not learn (for reasons that I just cannot understand) proper Arabic nahw wa qawa3id (or grammar and rules) which make many Arabs incapable of even using an Arabic language dictionary

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