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The socialist foundations of the Jewish state are facing their final destruction
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The media coverage of this past election was a pastiche. Our right to know what our rulers are doing must be preserved.
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By voting for Blair, you will walk over the corpses of at least 100,000 people.
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The new style of government here involves paying journalists and broadcasters to mention Bush polici
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The Republican strategy was to get conservative voters to the polls by exploiting their "anger point
Dictators always ensure that what follows their rule will be worse. After Mugabe dies, South Africa
Pope John Paul II helped keep the continent of Africa disease-ridden, famished and disastrously unde
Under US law, it is an offence to give any "aid or counsel" to groups such as Hamas or Hezbollah. Bu
Madrasas are Islamic colleges accused by the US of incubating terrorism and the attacks of 9/11. Fro
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The UK government finds it convenient to blame Colombia's huge murder rate on drugs. But the true killers are closer to home.
Gerry Adams, once lauded as a man with a "delightful laugh", has burned his boats in Washington. Per
Perhaps the Muslim world has to go through a new Islamist phase as the result of democratic change -
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