The Ghost of Snapped Shot

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Whence the Occupation?

On a related note to that last one, it would seem that Reuters really does have "occupation" on the brain: Notice that Israeli troops were withdrawn from the West Bank city of Jenin—which, incidentally, is known colloquially as "the city of suicide bombers," according to Aaron Klein's excellent book—in the year 2002:

Palestinians mourn during the funeral of Islamic Jihad militant 21-year-old Khaled Abu Sari in Nur Shams refugee camp, near the West Bank town of Tulkarm, October 23, 2007. Israeli forces killed two Palestinian militants near the occupied West Bank city of Jenin on Tuesday, the army and Palestinian officials said. REUTERS/Abed Omar Qusini (WEST BANK)


Perhaps Reuters needs to update its stylebook to reflect these "recent" changes? (Many thanks to soccer dad for this excellent catch!)

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