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insincere and dishonest

Compare this article on Guardian online today ‘He’s just sleeping, I kept telling myself’ On Sunday, 13 Iraqis were killed and dozens injured in Baghdad when US helicopters fired on a crowd of unarmed civilians. G2 columnist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, who … Continue reading

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burn flags, not books

Robert Fisk: So yesterday was the burning of books. First came the looters, then the arsonists. It was the final chapter in the sacking of Baghdad. The National Library and Archives ? a priceless treasure of Ottoman historical documents, including … Continue reading

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God knows I’m not a Christian (God knows this better than most – or he would were he not dead) But, at the eleventh hour before this latest war, I am forced to admit that there is a lot of … Continue reading

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