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  • From: David Farber <dave@farber.net>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 11:34:57 -0400

>From: "Bob Frankston" <BobRMF17@Bobf.Frankston.com>
>To: "Dave Farber" <farber@cis.upenn.edu>
>
>I found <http://english.pravda.ru/>http://english.pravda.ru because of a 
>mention of an article in Risks Digest. Seems to be useful for getting a 
>slightly different perspective than just US sources. Some of today s 
>articles include
>
>18:06
>IS AMERICA GOING TO TORTURE THE SUSPECTS?
><http://english.pravda.ru/main/2001/10/23/18893.html>The American media 
>does not exclude a possibility that the people who have been detained on 
>suspicion of preparations of acts of terrorism are going to be tortured 
>More details... [http://english.pravda.ru/main/2001/10/23/18893.html]
>
>13:30
>STEVE KUBBY: BEWARE OF SUNSHINE PATRIOTS
><http://english.pravda.ru/main/2001/10/23/18856.html>Patriotism is 
>suddenly in fashion across American. Flag-waving has become so popular 
>that the Chinese are actually working overtime to manufacture enough 
>American flags to meet demand. Everywhere, citizens are demonstrating 
>their patriotic support for their country and their President. More 
>details... [http://english.pravda.ru/main/2001/10/23/18856.html]
>
>12:30
>RYAN MCMAKEN: GUERRILLA TACTICS
><http://english.pravda.ru/main/2001/10/23/18855.html>In December 1779, the 
>British decided to invade the American South in an effort to isolate the 
>Southern Colonies and re-impose imperial rule. Having failed to secure 
>loyalty from the Northern and Middle Colonies, the British thought that 
>loyalty could be secured in the South, where a sizable loyalist population 
>remained. More details... [http://english.pravda.ru/main/2001/10/23/18855.html]
>
>10:45
>AFTER THE TERRORIST ACTS IN THE US: RELIGION OPIUM FOR PEOPLE
>Since September 11, selling Bible in the US increased by 60 percent. 
>Actually, all the books in the today s list of bestsellers are connected 
>with terrorist acts, though books with God s Word are being sold best of 
>all. Apropos, in the time of the Gulf War, selling Bible increased only by 
>20 percent.
>
>There was also a pointer to videos of the WTC attack but it failed with an 
>Akamai URL so much for their claims of making the Internet


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