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March 21, 2011

There is People Power and There is Firepower

Eighteen days in Egypt, Tahrir chock full of tanks, and hardly did I see a hardware shot with this bit of phallic edge. But then, that was before the Allies dropped the hammer and switched on “shock and awe.”  (Click the photo).

(photo: Anja Niedringhaus/Associated Press. captionLibyans stood atop a wrecked vehicle belonging to loyalist forces on the outskirts of Benghazi. linked photo: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters. caption:  American and European forces continued a broad campaign of strikes against the government of Colonel Qaddafi that had begun the day before.)

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