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British Media Wimp Out Of Printing Charlie Hebdo Front Page

Last night BBC Newsnight chose to show the front page of the first edition of Charlie Hebdo since the magazine’s offices were attacked by Islamist terrorists last week. Perhaps unsuprisingly, the remaining staff chose to depict Mohammed crying and holding

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Attending Paris Rally a Political Risk for White House

For the Obama administration, skipping the Paris unity march was the lesser of two evils. Attending would surely have garnered some praise from the media but it also would have been hard to explain on the domestic and international front.