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The "Arab street"

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Submitted by Trent Steel (Canada), Aug 22, 2002 at 21:34

It's always amusing to learn of what the wild, unpredictable "Arab street" will be mad at next. First they said death to America, but before you knew it they were clamouring for a chance to emigrate to the land of the infidel. Then they promised us the mother of all battles in Kuwait. They ended up turning over like an apple cart. Most recently they promised all hell if Afghanistan was bombed during Ramadan. Afghanistan was bombed during Ramadan, and wouldn't you know it, the "Arab street" did nothing...
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