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What does it matter? The world yawns anyway...

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Submitted by tblum (United States), Nov 13, 2006 at 16:27

Yes, it probably is him in the photos. So what? If it has already been established that he was part of the student group, then what difference does a photo make?

More importantly, if the point of this article is to prod the western world to wake up to the fact that he is a dangerous madman and has done harm to Americans in the past, wouldnt his recent speeches serve the same purpose? I mean, if he is daily spouting off about wiping Israel off the map and destroying the west, and the western world yawns, why would a picture of him shackling Americans have any effect? They are Americans after all, and no one in the west (including half of America) is inclined to be much upset about that...

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