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Footnote to Tsunami

The Swedish (yes, Swedish) Government is now saying that this may well turn out to be the greatest catastrophe in the history of the country, even worse than the loss of more than 850 people on the “Estonia” in 1994. And European bloggers are talking about “hundreds of thousands” of victims.

Michael Ledeen — Michael Ledeen is an American historian, philosopher, foreign-policy analyst, and writer. He is a former consultant to the National Security Council, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense. ...

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