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Hugh Fitzgerald: In Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi Does Not Deserve the Media’s Malediction

Just possibly Aun San Sui Kyi, who had been lionized for years, even won a Nobel Peace Prize for opposing the military despots who ran Myanmar, may have had a point when she refused to condemn outright her own people for their fear of the Rohingya. Possibly she knew more about the situation than the global scolds who condemned her and demanded that she be stripped of her Nobel Prize for not giving her full support to the Rohingya.

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Hugh Fitzgerald: Crown Prince Mohammad, Israel, and the Jews

Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman ended his two-week charm offensive in the United States by granting an interview to Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic. In it, he declared that his country recognized the right of the Jews “to their own land,” for which statement — the bar is set very low — he is being hailed as a veritable prince of peace.

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