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. Read More >
Correspondent for Al Jazeera
"He was awesome! He was engaging. He kept the audience captivated. People were so grateful that we brought him here. He brought a wealth of knowledge on several issues that really spoke to the needs of a broad audience. I think everyone that came walked away with something."
"Thank you again for speaking for us in Arizona this week. You did a tremendous job. You got people there thinking, talking and were certainly rated the top speaker at our event.
We'd love to have you speak for us again."
"We had a great turn-out, around 800 people, and everyone seemed to enjoy his talk. The audience was on their best behavior and things couldn't have gone better!"
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