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The Audacious Ascetic: What the Bin Laden Tapes Reveal About Al-Qa'ida
The Audacious Ascetic: What the Bin Laden Tapes Reveal About Al-Qa'ida
by Flagg Miller
Edition: Paperback
Price: 21.69

4.0 out of 5 stars He Was Not Really Ascetic., 9 Oct. 2015
This is a treasure trove for those interested in bin Laden. The homes of bin Laden bore little resemblance to those of Mullah Muhammad Omar ; they were luxurious. Pink-tiled bathrooms, televisions, all mod cons. Bin Laden's reflected his ascetic standards. Televisions, refrigerators, microwaves were banned from his many homes.

Yet in one compound looters found1,500 cassettes. They were taken to a music shop in Kandahar. The owner bought them intending to wipe them and install pop songs. A CNN cameraman saved them in time. They eventually ended up in the hands of Miller, a linguist anthropologist.

On the tapes he found sermons, speeches, poetry, and jihad recordings that charted bin Laden and al-Qaeda's evolution. They reveal that his main focus was on the fight against Saudi corruption and apostates. Hatred of the West emerges much later. Then it is the Western products that he attacks, for example American apples, Pepsi, and Tabasco sauce. He regards these as a danger to the pure Muslim soul.

Miller suggests that this emphasis on asceticism is largely mythmaking. It does not match with his love of robes, custom made boots,expensive foreign cars, and Arabian horses. Al-Qaeda is mentioned only once and not as a terrorist organization. The 9/11 attacks do not appear inevitable, Miller finds this very hard to believe.

The book is not an easy read. At times it is heavy-going. Nevertheless, we learn more about bin Laden's life and the man.

The End of the Cold War: 1985-1991
The End of the Cold War: 1985-1991
by Robert Service
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 17.00

5.0 out of 5 stars A Trenchant And Exemplary Account Of A Very Complex Period., 9 Oct. 2015
Robert Service is a distingushed writer of books on Stalin. Lenin, Russian history, and Trotsky. Few if any historians know more about Russia since 1900 than Service. He has now written this book about how the Cold War which seemed to have frozen ended. Service has written not only a diplomatic history of the end of the Cold War he has also tapped into fifty years of fears, explaining which were rational and which were imagined.

From 1945 to 1991, the Soviet Union and the West eyed each other with suspicion and often hostility. Two ideologies, two political cultures, two superpowers fought for dominance, each believing that history would prove them right. The fact that by 1947 both powers possessed nuclear weapons increased the level of fear.The period of the so-called Cold War was riddled with crises such as Berlin, the Korean War, the accession of Krushchev, the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Debates have raged over almost every aspect of the Cold War's history. Those debates have been enlivened by the release of previously secret documents from American, Russian, Chinese and East European archives.

Several leading historianshave written books about the Cold War and in so doing have examined why it ended in the way it did. They like Service have argued that the War was a necessary one because it helped to settle key issues once and for all. Some writers have argued that the War began not in 1945 but in 1917 with the so-called Russian Revolution ( in fact a coup d'etat ). Certainly, as Service believes. it is mistaken to discuss the period after 1945 without considering the years after 1917.

The term Cold War was used by George Orwell in an article published in the Tribune on 19 October 1945. It soon came to mean the state of neither war nor peace. As nuclear stockpiles increased films like Dr Strangelove made it very clear that miscalculation could lead to planetary disaster. A false alert, and there were some, could be catastrophic. Yet in 1991 President Bush felt safe in declaring the Cold War over. How and why this enormous change came about is the subject of Service's excellent book. Numerous memoirs have been published by leaders, a flood of documentary collections along with scholarly books and articles have addressed the question. Admirers of Gorbachev have claimed he was the one that reconciled the superpowers. He won over Margaret Thatcher who became his lobbyist. He also realised that the faltering economy had to be put right. He told his colleagues that a Japanese sewing factory could produce with just 600 workers the equivalent of the output of 900,000 soviet workers. Others say no, it was President Reagan. It was his policies that dragged the soviets to the negotiating table. This school argues it was his SDI initiative that broke the camel's back by forcing the soviets to spend to death. Service examines each of these schools in detail. He shows how Reagan and Gorbachev came close to trusting each other. In so doing he points out that there are many other factors that have to be taken on board. He , for example, examines the role of the Politburo, the economic aspects of the conflict and the drain on soviet finances of the invasion of Afghanistan, support for Cuba, Vietnam, Ethiopia and insurgency campaigns around the world. Another thing that Service discusses is the importance of the drive that Shultz and Shevardnadze brought to the deliberations between Washington and Moscow. This has never been properly assessed.

As the author says the outcome of the war was not preordained, it could have been so different with baleful consequences for all. The War has often been compared to chess. Arguably, it was nearer to bridge. Reagan, dismissed initially as a second-rate cowboy was instrumental in setting out a real strategic purposein 1983. The National Security Decision Directive 75 proved of great value. It stated clearly that the US sought talks with Moscow but only on the basis of 'strict reciprocity'. Bad behaviour would incur costs. It worked.

Service has written an elegant book , one that is wise and replete with fascinating detail. Even if you don't agree with all its judgments you will benefit from its scholarship. Service tells the story of the unique Cold War from a new perspective, using new material. It is startlingly original. One of America's most distinguished historians has wrtten a masterful survey of a cold war that almost turned hot, very hot.

Let us hope we are not entering a Cold War 2.

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume Two: Everything She Wants (Authorised Biog Vol 2)
Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume Two: Everything She Wants (Authorised Biog Vol 2)
Price: 13.29

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars She Lived A Long Time In A Big House Called 10 Downing Street., 8 Oct. 2015
Charles Moore has written a magnificent second volume about Margaret Thatcher. The first volume was written when she was alive. This one when she was dead. All but the left-wing delusional activists will , I am sure, agree. Of course, as always when the name Thatcher occurs, these people will not judge the quality of the book they will rant and break out in spots at the very name Thatcher. It will be a long time before their vile behaviour at her funeral is forgotten. This behaviour always fascinates given the fact that the left are unable to pick a leader worthy of the name. Think Foot, Brown, Miliband and comrade Corbyn. Blair may have won them electoral power but he did so only by adopting Tory policies. Then and now he has never been a socialst.

In this volume Moore, writing with his usual impeccable style, reveals once more an enviable depth of research. The result is a work that is far, far ahead of recent biographies by Boris Johnson and Andrew Marr. He shows again how Margaret Thatcher had to fight to reach number ten and stay there. She used ambition, intense belief and a capacity for hard work. She served as PM for eleven and a half years, a record in the era of universal suffrage.

This volume covers the aftermath of the Falklands War in 1982, and her election victories of 1983, and her election victories thereafter.. Volume 1 dealt with her upbringing, becoming the leader of her party and the first female PM of Britain. This book shows her on top and dominant . It shows her statesmanship on the world stage where she was more famous than any PM save for Churchill. This second volume is every bit as dramatic as the previous one. No one knew she would be successful in three General elections or that she would be one of the first to try and bring the Soviet Union in from the cold. The miner's strike of 84 was not foreseen or that it would last for a year and end in the defeat of organized trade union power in politics. In addition, Moore reminds us of the disastrous helicopter company affair and the attempt on her life by the IRA.

In only a few months of her overwhelming victory in 1983 it became apparent that some of her senior cabinet colleagues did not want her to fight the next general election. The ERM membership business and S.African sanctions found her isolated from these colleagues. Moore, rightly, pays great attention to her friendship with Reagan and points out even it had its bad moments. The Grenada invasion angered her and made her feel she had been betrayed. She also disagreed with Reagan's attempt to agree bargaining away nuclear weapons with Gorbachev at their Reykjavik meeting. She was shaken. ' I don't believe a word of it-he's out of touch with reality', she said.

Some of her greatest successes , however, were in this era: her Moscow visit, large scale privatization, the rebate she won from the EC, and the defeat of Scargill. Despite these, the poll tax innovation increased bad relations with her cabinet. This period says Moore 'revealed her full qualities as a leader.....and her sometimes equally astonishing flaws'.

Moore chose the title of this volume because it is the title of a song by Wham. It expresses Thatcher's appetite for achievement and change and the extent to which she was the dominant figure of the era.

The author has again made full use of her private papers, prime ministerial papers for the time she was in office, interviews with her and many of her colleagues. Sources from other countries have also been used, particularly those from America. In all, hundreds have been interviewed, and millions of words have been read. It has taken so far almost 20 years. Moore has now announced that there will now be three volumes not two. The final one will cover her last three years in office, her fall, the aftermath, her death and funeral.

Of particular interest in this book is: chapter 10 which deals with Sir David Goodall's account of the Anglo-Irish negotiations, Burn's account of the 1985 ERM meeting, and Lord Young's amazing diary of the 1987 election which Thatcher thought she would lose. Moore also reveals that the refusal of Oxford to grant her an honorary degree hurt her more deeply than any other insult during her time in office. That is why her private papers ended up in Cambridge University.

For reasons Moore explains the book is a blend of the chronological and thematic . He shows how important it is to remember that one incident often affected another, and that as PM Thatcher had to deal with completely disparate things on the same day, often without warning, for example in 1986 the bombing of Libya and the Shops Bill to allow Sunday trading.

In 1983 Margaret Thatcher said on television that 'If you want a good Opposition, you've got to reform the Labour Party'. 32 years later it still is in urgent need of reform if it is to survive.

Since Margaret Thatcher died the author has given over 100 talks about her. He discovered that audiences are more interested in her as a woman, mother, wife, leader and Christian than as a politician. It is her character that continues to fascinate.

There is an excellent bibliography Notes and illustrations are very useful as is the chronology.

One of the finest biographies written in the past fifty years.

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
Price: 9.02

5.0 out of 5 stars We Can Be Better At Forecasting., 8 Oct. 2015
The authors of this intriguing book are respectively a professor of psychology and a journalist. Both have publshed extensively. Professor Tetlock has spent many years researching forecasting. His conclusions became famous when he showed in an earlier work that a dart-throwing chimpanzee could do as well as the average human pundit. Here he is keen to show that forecasting need not be a flop.

We are all forecasters. We make forecasts about the weather, marriage, investment and many, many other things. In brief, we make decisions based on our expectations about the future. So-called experts deal in forecasting and many make fortunes out of so doing. Hundreds of questions arise every day that demand a forecasted answer, for example: what are Russia's intentions in Syria, will inflation rise, will GB leave the EU, and will Iran detonate a nuclear device in the next five years or less?

Every day the media delivers forecasts without telling us how good the forecasters are. Every day leaders of states, banks, and businesses pay for forecasts that may turn out to be worthless. Key decisions are made on the basis of forecasts whose quality is unknown. Millions are paid for a sportsman on the basis of reports who turns out to be a failure. The authors of this book argue that forecasting is a skill that can be learned. They also show that although many believe the average expert does little better than random guessing, forecasting need not be a fool's errand.

Although we need to acknowledge the limits on predictability, we should not dismiss all predictions as an exercise in futility. The authors illustrate this with several examples, for example actuaries, tides and eclipses. Of course, an unknown event can knock even these predictions off course. There are no certainties, they argue, in life, not even death and taxes. How predictable something is depends on what we are trying to predict, how far ahead, and under what circumstances. Weather forecasts are notoriously unreliable more than five days ahead. Beyond a week, a dart-throwing chimpanzee should be consulted. Laws of physics aside, there are no universal constants.

Foresight we are told is not a gift bestowed at birth. It is the product of thinking in certain ways, of ways of getting information and updating beliefs. In an appendix some basic concepts are summarized under the heading of the Ten Commandments. The authors call for a revolution in forecasting based on making measuring standard practice. Forecasting, they argue, needs to be tested as rigorously as modern medicine tests treatments.

Tetlock says it is important to pay attention to the 'outside view'., which he explains. Also it is very important that we keep changing our mind. The best forecasters make small but frequent adjustments, avoiding failure to react and overreaction.

In this book packed with examples from the world of politics and business Dan Gardner, the journalist, has turned Tetlock's research detailed in his previous book: ' Expert Political Judgement' into a very readableand flowing work without sacrificing rigour. Mathematical approaches to solving problems are explained without maths being used.

As humans we arn't very good at making accurate forecasts. We pick the wrong leader, make the wrong investment, take the wrong clothes on holiday, fail to pick the race winner, select the wrong interviewee, and so on. We tend to focus on irrelevant points, miss the big picture and fail to change our minds when we should. This splendid account argues that these and other errors are avoidable.

The book contains sound sensible advice. It is highly recommended.

Near and Distant Neighbours: A New History of Soviet Intelligence
Near and Distant Neighbours: A New History of Soviet Intelligence
Price: 14.51

5.0 out of 5 stars A Book That Peals Away More Layers Of The Soviet Intelligence Onion., 6 Oct. 2015
In his recent book: 'Secret War', Max Hastings made clear how Western intelligence has to work in the shadows if it is to be effective. In my review of the book I mentioned we awaited a forthcoming account of Soviet secret intelligence about which even less is known. What is known so far is highly suspect In terms of accuracy. Rumour and guesswork are prevalent. This is the book to which I referred .

The author of this book works at the prestigious Institute for Advanced Study, at Princeton. His book aims to fill gaps in our knowledge about Soviet intelligence.. At the outset it is pleasing to see he makes the very important point that despite its huge size the KGB without the GRU is only half the story. Unfortunately, there are no reliable GRU memoirs .This explains why so far no account of Soviet intelligence covers all the branches that includes human, communications, and foreign intelligence,and counterintelligence. The two superb books by Christopher Andrew and Lt Colonel Vasli Mitrokhin that focus on the period 1947-89 are of immense value but before release of the files on which these are based they were censored by the British government. Some 800 pages remain closed. It is a classic example of what historians like the author face when trying to write a balanced account of intelligence activities. The protection of national interests is deemed paramount. Also, Mitrokhin's work covers human intelligence only. There is nothing on the key sphere of cryptography or on the GRU, Soviet military intelligence. As Haslam rightly says 'Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence'. Fortunately, the author has been able to research recently released documents brought to light by the former aide to Gorbachev, Aleksandr Yakovlev.

Haslam's intention is , despite formidable problems, to build upon existing knowledge in order to present the history of Soviet intelligence in all its many parts both chronologically and thematically. He examines, for example, how much of present day Russian intelligence differs from its Soviet predecessors. What, he asks, about targeted assassination, and the conduct of 'active intelligence', as in the recent seizure of the Crimea and the operations in Eastern Ukraine by Russian special forces.

Chapters cover: the emergence of the Cheka and the Fourth Directorate, the 1930's, the effects of the Terror, the failure of Stalin to develop decryption, the failure to penetrate the Nazi elite, Stalin's gross misjudgement of Hitler and mismanagement of foreign, defence and intelligence affairs which resulted in millions dead, the Cold War, the Cambridge Five, the Soviet loss of human intelligence in the US and GB after Khrushchev's denunciation of Stalin, the Cuban missile crisis, the collapse of the Soviet Union, the assassination of Litvinenko, and Putin's current policy regarding intelligence. There are in addition two very useful appendices, notes and a sound bibliography.

This book represents a major addition to our knowledge of Soviet and Russian intelligence in all its guises. Historians of the period will be indebted to Haslam for letting some light into the shadows of Soviet intelligence operations. Haslam writes with authority and verve about a very difficult subject. His style is clear and informative so it is an easy read.

Highly recommended.

Aftershock: The Untold Story of Surviving Peace
Aftershock: The Untold Story of Surviving Peace
Price: 8.54

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Combat Stress Disorder. What Is The Major Cause?, 5 Oct. 2015
The book explores and highlights the plight of British ex-soldiers who return from places like Iraq and Afghanistan to discover they are unable to cope with life. Relationships suffer, alcohol intake increases, domestic violence increases and jobs are lost. It is despair and deep unending unhappiness for them and their loved ones. Green has not exposed a crisis since it has been around for some time but he has written an excellent expose that hopefully will lead to these men, they are almost all men, being given much better support, because the present support available from the NHS and various charities is clearly inadequate. It should be noted that ex-servicemen in other countries such as America, experience similar problems .

Green is a former foreign affairs correspondent of the Financial Times. His book states that tens of thousands ' who have suffered serious psychological injuries continue to live with the consequences every day '. Although such injuries have pervaded warfare over many years they have increased significantly since the 1960's as a result of the change in the nature of warfare. Insurgency and counter-terrorist operations place an increased stress on the soldier. Being unable to clearly identify your enemy and the use of anti personnel mines increases the hazards of fighting.

Green tells some harrowing stories, for example the former Royal Marine sniper. It is a thoughtful account of a major problem. It would have helped if the author had said much more about recruitment. The majority of army recruits come from the poorest sections of society. Their educational attainment is meagre. Many join the services because they are unable to get any other job. It is also, as one would expect, the infantry soldier who suffers most from post traumatic stress disorder. What Green's book does not do is examine how many of those ex-soldiers who suffer depression and worse would have suffered severe mental problems if they had never joined the armed services. Some criminologists have argued that the cause of post traumatic stress disorder among ex-soldiers is as much to do with their former social background and behaviour prior to joining the army as it is the result of killing and being under the constant threat of being killed.

An important book about a growing problem. It raises several key issues that this reviewer as a former army officer would like to see examined in depth.

The House by the Lake
The House by the Lake
Price: 11.39

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Little House in Germany Reveals Its Secrets., 4 Oct. 2015
This unusual book is a new history of Germany over one hundred years. It is told through a story of a tiny wooden house built in 1927 by his great-grandfather who was a Jew. The scope is superb as is the attention to detail. The author's previous book : 'Hanns and Rudolf ' was outstanding. It told the story of Harding's great uncle , a German born soldier in the British army during the Second World War, and the pursuit of Rudolf Hoss, the Commandant of Auschwitz. Harding is a journalist. He has worked for the Financial Times, and the Sunday Times as well as other publications. For many years he was a publisher of a West Virginia newspaper.

Harding has based the book on time-witnesses, that is people with a knowledge of the house and its history, as well as eyewitnesses , those who experienced the described events.

The house was not much larger than a sports pavilion or double garage. It was badly in need of repair. The Berlin Wall was built between the house and the lake obscuring it from view. The author had not seen the house since 1993, four years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. He was 25 and on a weekend trip to Germany with his cousins. On returning to London he sought information about his family's past, and why it had been covered up. Twenty years later he was back at the house to discover what had happened to his gtandmother's ' soul place'. He discovered it was due to be demolished by the Potsdam authorities.
He pondered whether it deserved to be saved. But as his grandmother had loved it he decided to try and save it from demolition.

The book is about the house built on the shore of a lake near Berlin. It is a remarkable tale of how it came to be, how it was altered by its inhabitants, and how in turn they were transformed. In all, five families lived in it . We read of their gossip, domestic triumphs, tragedies, weddings, births, secret trysts and betrayals, illnesses and murder. It is also a story of Germany over a momentous century. The house was 'on the front line of history'. It is also a story of survival, put together from the archives, building plans and recently declassified papers. Numerous interviews were held with historians, police chiefs, politicians and neighbours.

The book sheds fresh light on the German 20th century, a story of war, spies, murder, and racial and social division. Occupiers of the house by the lake included a Nazi party member, and a Stasi spy. Post 45 redrawing of boundaries found the house in East Germany. In the chaos following reunification the house became a haven for squatters and, left derelict, became, as we have seen, earmarked for demolition.

The illustrations are very good and the family trees, bibliography and maps are useful. The epigraph is interesting. The whole is a wonderful work of social and political history written with verve. Read it.

List of the Lost
List of the Lost
Price: 4.29

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Pretentious Prattle., 4 Oct. 2015
This review is from: List of the Lost (Kindle Edition)
Any review of this shocker has to be very brief. Morrissey has lost it. One reviewer says he can write! This disjointed , inept attempt at writing a novel is simply terrible. How Penguin came to publish it is a mystery . To publish such trash brings great discredit to a fine publisher. It is by far the worst novel I have ever read, even worse than Andrew Marr's recent two attempts.

From start to finish it is puerile gibberish. Sub-literate is too kind a description. At first, I thought I was reading a translation . Unpleasant rants about those he hates pervade the book. Invariably, they are, of course, of the right, politically. Morrissey's. English is appalling. Doesn't he have a dictionary? Why wasn' this edited? Some of the passages simply defy description.

If he was attempting to show us how illiterate he is then he has succeeded. Let's pray he doesn't write another novel.

Not worth even one star. Keep it to fuel your bonfire.
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The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-45
The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-45
Price: 9.51

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Portrait of German Wartime Opinion., 4 Oct. 2015
Despite the passing of some 75 years and despite hundreds of books and articles we still do not know what the ordinary Germans thought they were fighting for and how they experienced and sustained the war until defeat in 1945. The war was very unpopular in Germany in 1939. How then could it have been fought with increasing bitterness for six years, years that saw the destruction of their major cities, famine and death on a colossal scale? The author asks this and also how did the changing course of the war-victory followed by disaster-alter Germam views and hopes? When did Germans first realise they were tighting a genocidal war? These are the key questions Stargardt addresses in this novel and absorbing book.

The book is based on first-hand testimony. It is the first time for many years that an attempt has been made to examine how the German people experienced the war of 1939-45. The author tells the story from the perspective of soldiers, teachers and housewives. Nazis, Christians and Jews are all covered. The author writes with flair, an easy style and authority. He sheds new light on German beliefs, hopes and fears. Stargardt is an Oxford History don. He is a well known authority on Nazi Germany. His previous book: ' Witnesses of War' was a huge success. This account is the fruition of some 20 years of research. It began as a short essay. It and Witnesses explore the subjective dimensions of social history to find out how people judged and understood events unfolding around them. In particular, it is an attempt to discover how Germans justified rhe war to themselves.

Stargardt tells us about Wilm Hosenfeld a schoolteacher in rural Hessen. He is a Great War veteran and a Nazi. He is a staunch patriot and a typical German. The author relates this character's life and beliefs through his letters and diary entries. Other figures include Ursula von Kardofff, a well known journalist, Victor Klemperer and Liselotte Purper a photojournalist. In 1945, Hosenfeld was a prisoner of the Soviets, sentenced to 25 years hard labour. He died in 1952.

We learn about these character's politics, love lives, hopes and illnesses. The nature and horrors of war iare discussed. The result is a picture of German wartime opinion. The year 1943, one of disaster, is chosen to demonstrate how morale recovered after reverse after reverse. The failure of the assassination attempt on Hitler's life is welcomed by Germans as the war became 'an elemental force'.

Stargardt believes the Holocaust was known about by Germans because returning soldiers spread rumours about the killing of Jews. Othe historians have long held this view.

The book is an ambitious attempt to reconcile the parallel portraits of perpetrator Germany and victim Germany. It is an easy read, well-paced and balanced. This is essentially an academic tome but one that will appeal to the general reader.

Price: 14.99

2 of 8 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Of Little Use For Winning In Business., 3 Oct. 2015
This review is from: Leading (Kindle Edition)
The trouble with this book is that you know Ferguson didn't write it, the Oxford educated Moritz did but of course Ferguson takes all the plaudits. Ferguson tell us he has seldom had many periods of self-doubt. That is no surprise to those who know him.

Almost everything we learn about leadership is contradictory and hence of little use. Most of the tips are very well known and have been trawled from the hundreds of books on leadership. We are told watch and listen but don't do it to often, Lose but not too often, and so on. The attempt to distinguish leadership from management is a flop. Proverb-like suggestions sprinkle the pages. Amazingly we learn that if you give an interviewee a cup of tea it will relax them.

His love of money shines through. No player was going to be paid more than super Alex. Not on your life. He soon made that clear. It is also clear that he bears grudges. In short, you will learn nothing of value about leadership by reading this. I would recommend instead studying Yogi Berra. His tips are also banal but at least they are funny.

This book should never have been written. It is an obvious spin-off from other tomes by Ferguson, or one should say by the real writer. The tone of the book is, frankly, boring. It lacks not only substance but also excitement.

It has often been wondered how Ferguson would have fared. at a club less well endowed than Manchester United.
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