SWEDEN: Racial Time Bomb

Andrew Young may have been on to something after all.

Two months ago, Washington's Ambassador to the U.N. infuriated Swedes by calling them "terrible racists." He later explained, a bit lamely, that his comment was just a general observation about the presence of racism everywhere. This summer, however, Sweden has been hit by a small but ugly wave of racial incidents, which suggests that America's most celebrated un-diplomat may have been nearer to the mark than Sweden's defenders had thought. In June a rat pack of young Swedish ruffians clashed with a group of Assyrian immigrants from the Middle East...

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