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Sticks and stones and words that hurt

A wave of protests and assaults against symbols of US influence has erupted in the Muslim world. Embassies, schools and restaurants have been attacked. Protesters have died as local police battle to defend American missions from rioting mobs in Egypt, … Continue reading

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Blurred vision

In March, President Barack Obama, along with other western leaders and mainstream western media outlets, claimed that intervention was necessary to prevent a bloodbath in Benghazi, Libya’s second-largest city. Human Rights Watch, an international non-governmental organisation, subsequently contradicted this appraisal … Continue reading

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