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What the Twin Plagues of ISIS and Ebola Have in Common

John Feffer and Foreign Policy in Focus The Nation/Blog
Today’s headlines are filled with similar stories of the spread of death and destruction in the Middle East and Africa. American commentators worry that these plagues will burst their borders and somehow spread to these shores. And, as in Camus’ novel, these diseases point to something larger, not the imposition of a new malignant system but the breakdown of the existing order.
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