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Stocks were hit hard across the board with only technology surviving Monday's bloodletting in the Dow.
Much of the blame for the security lapse has focused on the leadership of Mr. Ghani, whose voice has been lacking from the public conversation in the face of the bloodletting.
The terrorist bloodlettings perpetrated by groups such as the Islamic State and al-Qaeda have discredited terror as a legitimate means to an end in the eyes of the Arab world, despite previous support for Palestinian terrorists.
Several hundred thousand e-books had also been sold, and readers as far away as Kenya claimed to be illegally circulating an electronic PDF version of Mr Wolff’s tale of eye-watering haplessness and bloodletting.
Ethnic Rakhine Buddhists, who compose the state’s ethnic majority, have also been accused of participating in the bloodletting and burning of Rohingya villages.
By the standards of the Romans, Mongols, Manchus, Ottomans and Habsburgs, or even the more liberal French and British empires (whose ends caused bloodletting from India to Algeria), Mr. Gorbachev didn’t do so badly.
So while a purge akin to 2017’s unlikely, the bloodletting will continue.
Dressed in rain gear in anticipation of the horrific bloodletting to come, each of them holds his or her own weapons.
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