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Re: Osama or Usama?
On 9 Oct 2001 at 1:04, Larry Weil wrote:
> And I find it odd that media outlets tend to use the name of the
> capital city to mean, in effect, the country. When the US govt. does
> something, it is reported as Washington did whatever. Not really correct,
> the city govt. had no part in it.
This is not just the media. I remember that during the U.N. Security Council sessions around the
Six-Day War, the Soviet delegate repeatedly referred to Israel as "Tel Aviv." Many countries
have their embassies there because they don't officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of
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