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'Canada has a choice when it comes to defending our sovereignty over the Arctic. We either use it or lose it. And make no mistake, this government intends to use it.'
STEPHEN HARPER, Canadian Prime Minister, on his administration's decision to raise the country's military presence in the Arctic to better display Canada's authority over the Northwest Passage

'The masses do not write history.'
ZAHI HAWASS, secretary-general of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, on the "New 7 Wonders of the World." Egyptian authorities are angry that the Great Pyramids of Giza did...

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