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At least 1,000 élite American troops moved into Uzbekistan

The War of Words Grows
If the real war had not yet started last week, the battle for hearts and minds intensified, with Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair leading the offensive. In a powerful speech to the Labour Party's annual conference in Brighton, Blair promised, "We will put a trap around the regime and I say to the Taliban: Surrender the terrorists or surrender power. It's your choice." He also claimed that there was "no doubt" that Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda group were responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks. In support of Blair's certainty the British government published...

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