April 30, 2003 Arabic pundits criticize coverage of the war in Iraq by the region's satellite news channels, such as al Jazeera. The channels bypass government control and censorship common in the region. But some commentators say war coverage was biased against the United States. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.
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April 28, 2003 NPR's Deborah Amos reports Egypt's young people are watching the war in Iraq on TV, and becoming radicalized against the United States and the West. At the same time, they're taking Egypt's government to task for its inability to create jobs and for its strict controls on civil liberties.
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April 25, 2003 Anti-American, antiwar protests decrease across the Arab world, but the anger persists. Many Arabs say they're suspicious of U.S. intentions for Iraq. But some Arab pundits say the U.S. victory can lead to positive changes -- not just in Baghdad, but feasibly across the Middle East. NPR's Deborah Amos reports from Cairo.
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November 15, 2002 Though the Bush administration has altered many laws to help its war on terrorism, the nation's gun laws remain unchanged. Some critics express concern that terrorists are finding it too easy to exploit loopholes in the system and get their hands on guns. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.
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