Libya: First Govt Plane Arrives For Brits
The first Government-chartered plane sent to fly home hundreds of Britons stranded in violence-torn Libya has landed in Tripoli.
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We shall stand by you, US president Obama tells Greek PM Papandreou. The below letter is written by 200 professors was sent in May 18th 2009 to… The Honorable Barack Obama President, United States of America White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama, We, the undersigned scholars of Graeco-Roman antiquity, respectfully request that you intervene to clean up some of the historical debris left in southeast Europe by the previous US administration. On November 4, 2004, two days after the re-election of President George W. Bush, his administration unilaterally recognized the “Republic of Macedonia.” This action not only abrogated geographic and historic fact, but it also has unleashed a dangerous epidemic of historical revisionism, of which the most obvious symptom is the misappropriation by the government in Skopje of the most famous of Macedonians, Alexander the Great. We believe that this silliness has gone too far, and that the USA has no business in supporting the subversion of history. Let us review facts. ….. …….. It is sad that the United States of America has abetted and encouraged such behavior. We call upon you, Mr. President, to help — in whatever ways you deem appropriate — the government in Skopje to understand that it cannot build a national identity at the expense of historic truth. Our common international society cannot survive when history is ignored, much less when history is fabricated. Please follow the …
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