Josh Rushing is an award-winning journalist, former Marine officer, documentary movie star, author, blogger and leading voice in international affairs.
A former US Marine captain with 15 years of service, Rushing served as a spokesperson at Central Command in Doha, Qatar, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Unbeknownst to him, an independent film, Control Room, captured his efforts to communicate the American message on Al Jazeera. The documentary debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004, enjoyed theatrical release across the world and continues to affect audiences on DVD.
Rushing currently co-hosts Fault Lines, Al Jazeera English's flagship current affairs program about the Americas.
Correspondent for Al Jazeera
The Power of Transformation: How the US Marine Corps Taught Me to Change Myself & the World
America, The Global Brand: Returning to the American Dream
Six Steps to a New America: How the US Can Reconnect with the World
Mission Al Jazeera: My Journey from Being the Face of America as a US Marine Spokesperson on Al Jazeera to being the face of Al Jazeera English in America
What's Wrong with American News? And Why It's Your Fault!
Holy Warriors: How Christian Extremists are Turning the US Wars into the New Crusades
Spin: The Art of Selling War
America & Al Jazeera: What's at Stake
Cast Away: The Criminalization of the Mentally Ill in America
How to Succeed in a Post-American World
Bridges to the Future: Lessons in Global Leadership
Global Communicating: Succeeding in a Hyper-Connected World
Human Rights: Can America Lead the Way?
Ethics: The Pathway to Continued Success
Ethics: From the Marine Corps Crucible to International Spotlight
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