From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Josh Rushing is an Al Jazeera English reporter and former United States Marine Captain who was a press officer for United States Central Command (CENTCOM) during the 2003 Invasion of Iraq. He became famous for his appearance in the documentary Control Room, which documented his conversation with Al Jazeera correspondent Hassan Ibrahim. After the Pentagon ordered him not to comment on the movie, he left the Marine Corps and is now working for Al Jazeera English. In 2007, Palgrave Macmillan published Mission: Al-Jazeera, Rushing's memoir of his journey from a small town in Texas to the Marines to Al Jazeera English. Description above from the Wikipedia article Josh Rushing, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.