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  • Just months ago, laughing at the much-feared state security forces would have been unthinkable for most critics of the regime.

    Egypt's security forces are weakened after decades as Mubarak's enforcer

  • The much-feared Japanese takeover of the computer and cultural industries back in the 1980s now has petered out into a historical footnote.

    Notable & Quotable

  • With the decrease in violence in Chechnya itself and the sharp rise in terrorist attacks and police abuses in neighboring Ingushetia and Dagestan, the much-feared spread of war across the Caucasus was no longer hypothetical.

    The Return

  • • A comment article examining the psyche and motivation of the man charged with the mass killings in Norway incorrectly stated that Adolf Eichmann "had been a much-feared Nazi camp commander".

    Corrections and clarifications

  • CAIRO AP Egyptians plan to mark Tuesday's holiday honoring the much-feared police force with protests being organized through Twitter and Facebook, where 80,000 Egyptians have logged their support.

    Egypt to face Tunisian-inspired protests

  • With the decrease in violence in Chechnya itself and the sharp rise in terrorist attacks and police abuses in neighboring Ingushetia and Dagestan, the much-feared spread of war across the Caucasus was no longer hypothetical.

    The Return

  • The plan avoids a much-feared proposal to drastically reduce the face value of sovereign bonds—so-called haircuts—or a plan that would have taxed banks according to their exposure in order to help fill Greece's funding gap.

    French Bank Shares Rally

  • Watching much-feared and fawned-over Vogue editor Anna Wintour is a terrific spectator sport.

    New York Fashion Week 2011: Showmanship by Michael Kors, Thom Browne, Derek Lam

  • The much-feared descent into anarchy stubbornly refused to materialize.

    Links from the Weekend « Gerry Canavan

  • In addition, they protested that a government-administered plan would lead to loss of physician autonomy, as bureaucrats in Washington determined what kinds of treatment were to be given as well as those which should be withheld, very much as indignant current-day voices have invented such fictions as the much-feared "death panels" of Sarah Palin and others.

    Sherwin B. Nuland M.D.: Deja Vu: The Repetitious History Of Health Care In America

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