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The West hypocrisy

  • Riza Sihbudi

Jakarta | Mon, April 4 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM The current political tension in Bahrain and Libya has intensified, especially after similar crises that ousted Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia and Hosni Mubarak in Egypt.

There are similarities between Libya and Bahrain, at least in the eyes of the Western mass media and political elites. There are also differences in how nations have responded to each political crisis.

Both re...

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