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Latest update : 2011-05-03

A victory for democracy?

FRENCH PAPERS, Tues., 3/5/2011: Bin Laden’s killing is “a victory for democracy over blackmail, a victory for civilization over barbarism,” says the right-leaning daily Le Figaro. However left-leaning Libération says that the war on terror has lead to torture, surveillance of citizens, disrespect for international law and a general rolling back of democratic principles in the US.

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
Le Monde: “The second death of the founder of Al Qaeda” (editorial)
 
Libération: ‘Editorial: 10 years’
 
Libération: ‘10 years which have toughened America’

Libération : “Passing the baton to Zawahiri”
 
La Croix: Barack Obama strengthened
 
Le Figaro: ‘The golden hideout in Abbottabad’
 
Le Monde: ‘Impossible without Pakistan’s help’

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