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In Quote, Unquote on February 1, 2012 at 9:25 pm

Courageous politicians would be saying now that Europe is going to have to brace itself for much higher costs to rescue the euro. But since there is no applause to be gained from saying this, politicians are keeping quiet.(Financial Times Deutschland, Hamburg, ed)

Editor’s Note: Here at the Wired Observer we are willing to applaud the first politician to break the silence. Our clapping hands are ready.

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In Quote, Unquote on December 23, 2011 at 1:33 am

The almost-intact aircraft was displayed on state TV and heralded as a victory for Iran in its protracted intelligence and technological battle with the US. (Guardian, London)

 Editor’s Note: Our emphasis.

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In Quote, Unquote on December 14, 2011 at 2:13 pm

A rocket fired from Lebanon toward Israel fell short, wounding a Lebanese woman, a senior Lebanese military official said Monday.(AP)

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In Quote, Unquote on December 7, 2011 at 3:44 pm

The CIA’s operations in Lebanon have been badly damaged after Hezbollah identified and captured a number of U.S. spies recently, current and former U.S. officials told The Associated Press. The intelligence debacle is particularly troubling because the CIA saw it coming.(AP)

Editor’s Note: Our emphasis.

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In Quote, Unquote on November 21, 2011 at 10:58 am

Yemen has seen a surge of refugees from Somalia and Ethiopia, with a record 12,545 arriving by sea last month as they fled unrest, famine and persecution, the UN refugee agency said on Friday. (AFP)

Editor’s Note: Our emphasis.