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Islamic Militants Celebrate Reagan’s Demise

From the Associated Press:

Jun. 7, 2004 07:10 AM

CAIRO, Egypt – While former President Ronald Reagan was remembered fondly across Europe and in much of the rest of the world, Arab nations recalled the Reagan days as a dark period. Islamic militants set up a Web page for visitors to celebrate the death.

The Reagan years marked the beginning of what Lebanon’s culture minister, Ghazi Aridi, called a “bad era” of American Mideast policy that he said continues to this day.

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