Having thoroughly covered the War on Terror, Al Jazeera will now explore more about the events after 9/11 in their new series, “The 9/11 Decade,” directed by Dominic Streatfeild.

In the new series, Al Jazeera will be exploring the significant role the network played in reporting the conflict between al-Qaeda and the West, said Paul Eedle, Director of Programmes, Al Jazeera English. Eedle also said the series will debunk some of the defining myths of the decade.

Interviews include Mike Schueuer, the CIA’s top expert on Bin Laden and former head of the CIA’s al-Qaeda station, Sami Al-Hajj, and Al Jazeera cameraman who was held ofr six and-a-half years as an enemy combatatn in the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay before being released with no charges, John McLaughlin, the CIA’s former Deputy Director General, Millah Nathim Al-Jaboori, former Iraqi insurgent and al-Qaeda Leader, and Yakub, a ferryman from L’Alpur, Afghanistan, who helped al-Qaeda members escape from American troops in 2011.

One of the questions “The 9/11 Decade” will ask is if anyone has won the War on Terror.

The series will be made of three one-hour documentaries–“The Intelligence War, “The Image War” and “Clash of Civilizations”– and will be a part of Al Jazeera’s comprehensive coverage of the 10th anniversary of 9/11 this year. Al Jazeera will also be reporting from New York, Washington and other locations around the world before, during, and after the anniversary in order to gauge how people’s lives have been affected by the tragedy.

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By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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