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stop the press?

stop the press?

From the the Times Online in London, a piece from the paper’s deputy political editor about the British government attempting to stop the leak of information that might be damaging to George Bush…:

The Attorney-General was accused last night of using the Official Secrets Act “big stick” to gag newspapers in an attempt to save President Bush from further embarrassment over Iraq.

Lord Goldsmith threatened newspapers on Tuesday with prosecution under the Act if they published details from a record of a conversation between Mr Bush and Tony Blair from April last year, when the President is alleged to have suggested bombing al-Jazeera, the Arabic television network.

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