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All right. I'll leave you alone. Sheesh.

An AP story from Tuesday talked about how a lone Sentinelese tribesman from the tsunami'd Nicobar and Andaman Islands south of India shot an arrow at an Indian military helicopter. An excerpt: It was a signal the Sentinelese have sent out to the world for millennia: They want to be left alone. Isolated from the […]

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The War Inside The Arab Newsroom

This is an NYT Magazine piece about how Al Arabiya is trying to position itself as the cool, objective alternative to the tabloid heat of Al Jazeera. The three men trying to refocus the channel, broadcast out of Dubai, are general manager Abdul Rahman al-Rashed, executive editor Nabil Khatib and the proprietor — Sheik Walid al-Ibrahim, […]

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