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Incompetent wreckers

by Daphne Liddle

THE UTTER incompetence of Prime Minister David Cameron and his Chancellor George Osborne in managing Britain’s finances was confirmed last week with the news that the Government had been forced to increase Government borrowing by £600 million in July.

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US threats over Syria

by our Arab Affairs correspondent

RUSSIA has warned the Americans against taking any unilateral action against Syria following US threats of “enormous consequences” if Syria used chemical or biological weapons or even moved them in a menacing way. Meanwhile the Syrian army is moving to eliminate the last remaining rebel snipers in Aleppo after a campaign which they claim has resulted in the elimination of at least 700 rebels.

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Support Assange

AN INTENSE debate has broken out among people who claim to be progressive and “lefties”, on the internet and in the pages of many left-wing publications about Julian Assange, the fugitive founder of Wikileaks.

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