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S. Arabia's Prince Alwaleed ibn Talal Control on US' (& other) media
Posted on 02/15/2009 1:09:29 AM PST by Righting
ARAB MUSLIM CONTROL on western MEDIA
Prince Alwaleed ibn Talal, chief executive of S. Arabias Kingdom Holding Company Control on US (& other) media
From the 'Saudi Online' page:
RIYADH, 12 March Prince Alwaleed ibn Talal announced yesterday that he has spent $1 billion on stocks over the last six months, including another $500 million on Citigroup.
Already the worlds largest shareholder in Citigroup, the princes shareholding in the worlds most profitable bank is now around $10 billion, said a press release from his Kingdom Holding group.
At about $43, Citis share price was at too attractive a price, the prince said in the statement.
And he added $450 million to existing shares in AOL Time Warner. The price was very cheap at around $23, the prince said.
I believe in the power of the AOL brand and I am already a shareholder in this global media giant. Therefore, when the price reached lucrative levels, we decided to increase our stake. The weakness in AOLs stock price is temporary as it reflects the temporary weakness in several areas in which it is involved, Alwaleed said.
He also increased his stake in priceline.com to $100 million, or 5.4 percent of the company.http://www.saudia-online.com/NewsMar02/news06.shtml
AOL BIAS - This is a growing guide to AOL political and religious bias seen by AOL subscribers as
demanded by its Arab owners.
AOL shows political and religious bias in its news coverage. The bias is also seen in the use of AOL message board
censorship policies. Poster's messages are deleted by AOL monitors violating AOL's own Terms of Service, TOS.
Time Warner has taken no action to stop the bias but has looked into it. They did nothing. AOL is owned by Arab money.
Alwaleed spent $1 billion on stocks recently
RIYADH, 12 March Prince Alwaleed ibn Talal announced yesterday that he added $450 million to existing shares in AOL Time Warner.
The price was very cheap at around $23, the prince said. http://www.dicksguides.com/ZDGKN/POLS/AOLissues/AOLownedbyArabs.htm
Georgetowns Capitulation to Radical Islam
By Joe Kaufman and Jeffrey Epstein
FrontPageMagazine.com | Friday, January 06, 2006
Georgetown University was built with a Catholic and Jesuit identity. This bit of information is proudly displayed on the schools website. But like Bethlehem in Israel, that identity is quickly being lost to a radical strain of Islam, as a counter-terror symposium has been abandoned and a pro-terror conference has been confirmed. Indeed, one of Americas most prestigious universities appears to be under siege.
Fearing violent reprisal from militant Muslim members of their student body, the schools conference center rejected an educational symposium being hosted by Americas Truth Forum (formerly the Peoples Truth Forum), a non-partisan, fact-based organization whose sole mission is to educate the American people on topics of national security. In this case, the subject matter to be discussed involved the Underlying Roots of Terrorism: The Radical Islamist Threat to World Peace and National Security....
While the counter-terror symposium was shunned, an organization associated with violence has been awarded a forum. From February 17 - 19, the Palestine Solidarity Movement (PSM), an activist group that has expressed its willingness to work with Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, will be holding its Fifth Annual Divestment Conference on Georgetown Universitys campus. At past events, shouts of Kill the Jews and Death to Israel could be heard amongst the crowd. And according to a news report, during PSMs last conference, when a resolution to condemn terrorism was voted down, the delegates erupted in cheers.
When PSM announced its event, its interesting to see who they sent a press release to. A site that devotes a page to the release, Palestine Monitor, is said by one source to be a PRO-TERRORIST SITE. This is easy to understand, as the website contains numerous pages glorifying the Intifada (uprising) against Israel. Another location that prominently displays the press release is Ramallah Online, a hate site that equates the Jewish Star (Star of David) with the Nazi Swastika.
Not wanting to anger its on-campus insurgency, the university has remained hush about the event. The consideration of a small matter of money may also be on Georgetowns mind. The PSM conference is coming on the heels of a $20 million donation to the school, given by a fairly effluent Saudi sheikh, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. This is the same sheikh who had previously donated $27 million to a telethon that raised money for the families of suicide bombers.http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/Read.aspx?GUID=3398EF71-9067-4C86-88D2-9A8AD51427A5
Saudi Prince Al Waleed bin Talal hoster of telethons for suicide bomber families buys large share of Fox News
Saudi prince advocates strategy of business not boycotts to 'influence American public opinion"
September 25, 2005http://www.militantislammonitor.org/article/id/1109
New Islamic satellite channel launched
March 8, 2006
Filed under: Newspapers Hans Henrik Lichtenberg
Prince Alwaleed ibn Talal, the chief executive of Saudi Arabias Kingdom Holding Company, has officially launched an Islamic satellite channel seeking to project Islam as a religion of moderation, the Arab News online daily reports. Al-Resalah (The Message) has been broadcasting informally since last Wednesday. At a press conference on Monday, Prince Alwaleed said the 24-hour channel would target an Arab audience, especially young people, by projecting our Arab heritage through a modern medium.. Al-Resalah will be the forerunner of a future English-language Islamic channel for Western audiences. The prince said the new Islamic network would provide a platform for a dialogue on religious, social and economic issues affecting everyday life, but its priority would be to counteract the misconceptions of Islam in other societies. Tarek Alsuwaidan, the channel?s general manager, said that 40 per cent of the programmes would be youth oriented, 30 per cent would target women and families, and 10 per cent would focus on children, Arab News reports. (AKI,March 08, 2006) http://blog.newspaperindex.com/category/newspapers/page/7/
TOPICS: Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: alwaleedbintalal; alwaleedibntalal; cnn; fox; mediabias; msm
posted on 02/15/2009 1:09:29 AM PST
The turn of events in the last several years leaves almost no doubt that we are almost owned lock stock and barrel by these people.
Right on up to the White House.
I wonder if Obama’s election was a gimme for these people.
posted on 02/15/2009 1:20:47 AM PST
(Stimulus-paying back donors and vote farming)
One day CNN International did a special coverage for the Hajj . But no coverage for Christmas . Now I know why .
One day CNN International did a special coverage for the Hajj . But no coverage for Christmas . Now I know why . Sounds like another 'Christiann AmanPour' job...
posted on 02/15/2009 1:36:59 AM PST
The Failure of Western Universities [incls. Middle East studies, MESA, Saudi funding at Georgetown and Harvard, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, John Esposito, Martin Kramer, Daniel Pipes] Kari Vogt, historian of religion at the University of Oslo, has stated that Ibn Warraq's book "Why I am Not a Muslim" is just as irrelevant to the study of Islam as The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion are to the study of Judaism. She is widely considered as one of the leading expert on Islam in Norway, and is frequently quoted in national media on matters related to Islam and Muslim immigration. People who get most of their information from the mainstream media, which goes for the majority of the population, will thus be systematically fed biased information and half-truths about Islam from our universities, which have largely failed to uphold the ideal of free inquiry. Unfortunately, this situation is pretty similar at universities and colleges throughout the West. London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), scene to a growing number of anti-Semitic incidents from an increasingly pro-Islamic campus, issued a threat to one of its Jewish students to cease his protests against anti-Semitism at the University. Gavin Gross, an American, had been leading a campaign against the deterioration of conditions for Jewish students at SOAS, which is part of the University of London. SOAS had witnessed an escalation of anti-Jewish activity, in both severity and frequency. At the beginning of the year, the Islamic Society screened a video which compared Judaism with Satanism. Meanwhile, in a move to "promote understanding between Islam and the West," Saudi Arabia donated about SR13 million to a leading British museum. The officials said the money from Prince Sultan would pay for a new Saudi and Islamic gallery, which would help to portray Islamic culture and civilization in right perspectives. It would also help fund scholarships for Saudi students at Oxford University. The Saudis and other oil-rich Arabs are busy buying influence over what Westerners hear about Islam. Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, a member of the Saudi Royal Family, is an international investor currently ranked among the ten richest persons in the world. He is known in the USA for a $10 million check he offered to New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani in October 2001 for the Twin Towers Fund. Mayor Giuliani returned the gift when he learned that the prince had called for the United States to "re-examine its policies in the Middle East and adopt a more balanced stance toward the Palestinian cause." Prince Talal is also creating a TV channel, Al-Resalah, to target American Muslims. He already broadcasts in Saudi Arabia. In 2005, Bin Talal bought 5.46% of voting shares in News Corp, the parent of Fox News. In December 2005 he boasted to Middle East Online about his ability to change what viewers see on Fox News. Covering the riots in France that fall, Fox ran a banner saying: "Muslim riots." Bin Talal was not happy. "I picked up the phone and called Murdoch [...] [and told him] these are not Muslim riots, these are riots out of poverty," he said. "Within 30 minutes, the title was changed from Muslim riots to civil riots." http://www.campus-watch.org/article/id/4257
posted on 02/15/2009 1:48:48 AM PST
I haven’t seen this one, kudos.
posted on 02/15/2009 1:50:05 AM PST
your post inspired me. makes the point nicely
As a 'master of this art'... Can you embed this too?
posted on 02/15/2009 2:56:10 AM PST
You've missed a rather important bit of Alwaleed bin Talal patronage; according to Percy Sutton, former attorney for Malcolm X and Charles Rangel, Bin Talal, through Khalid al Mansour/Donald Warden, sponsored Barak Obama’s Columbia and Harvard educations. Some, al Mansour among them, claim that the mentoring began while Barry was at Occidental. Both of Barry's roommates were from elite Pakistani families with whom Barry stayed during his visit to Pakistan in 1981, before his transfer to Columbia. This was the time when Barry himself proclaims that he had found his calling in black nationalism. Al Mansour became a principal legal agent for bin Talal some time in the mid 1970s. Through al Mansour, bin Talal became a prolific supporter of black nationalist causes - hardly Barry's background after Indonesian schools as a Muslim, and prep school in Hawaii.
I just don't see why bin Talal would see it in his interest to cripple the American economy, and with it our ability to defend the Saudis. I do see signs, even on the 14 Feb Wall Street Journal editorial page, that Saudi investment is affecting our media (see the dishonest smear of Dutch MP Geert Wilders, who was refused entry to England to show his short film, Fitna, in Parliament, for which he was invited.) Bin Talal is a major supporter of CAIR, and of Wahabbi Mosques, which constitute about 90% of Mosques in the US. Does he own Obama? Who knows, but we sure as hell won't learn about it from ‘our’ media.
posted on 02/15/2009 2:57:31 AM PST
Thanks for pointing out to us, this important item!
posted on 02/15/2009 3:00:53 AM PST
Khalid al Mansour/Donald Warden, sponsored Barak Obamas Columbia and Harvard educations.You have three guesses what else they sponsored!
posted on 02/15/2009 4:15:27 AM PST
Good post. I’m sure the globalistas will be along shortly to re-educate you.
posted on 02/15/2009 6:05:32 AM PST
(Stop picking on Porkulus. He's not fat, he's just big-boned.)
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