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Artist or CreatorPeter Schrank
Title or CaptionStanding firm against terror
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Published byThe Independent on Sunday
Date23 Nov 2003
Person DepictedBlair; Anthony Charles Lynton (Tony) (1953-)
Bush; George Walker (1946-)
NotesNews: " ...Istanbul added a terrifying new twist to its modus operandi: in the midst of devastation and distress, al-Qa'ida, through its Turkish allies, returned within the space of a week to stage a second pair of attacks. Thursday's suicide bombings of the British consulate and the local branch of the British-based bank HSBC were not only all the more unexpected for coming just five days after the previous Saturday's bombs at two synagogues in the same city, they were timed with chilling precision to coincide with the high point of President George Bush's state visit to Britain. They sent a powerful message to three countries at once: al-Qa'ida is still alive and still venomous...." Independent on Sunday
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