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Manchester, London, Salafist fundamentalists, British weapons, vast markets

Daniel Read tells the story of William Dowell, an American reporter during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. Dowell ran into problems of his own, soon deciding that his editors operated using a “calculus of death” to determine “newsworthiness.” In Dowell’s view this meant placing greater or less value on human lives, …

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