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September 7, 2007

In The Modern Age Of The War On Terror


Guest post by Peter Hollander

In the modern age of The War on Terror, the masks are on the wrong people, and no one seems to notice.

The perps are visible, out in the open for all to see.  Yet Authority– those fighting the war– well… their identity is so important to the fight, the cause, it can’t be known.

In fact, we need the caption to remind us who is who.

(Story background: German Police Arrest 3 in Terrorist Plot link. image: Uli Deck/European Pressphoto Agency.  September 2007.  via

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