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The colours of jihad

By Tom Nuttall  

images1.jpgThe Frontline Club in London serves as a place of repose for swashbuckling foreign correspondents as well as a venue for internationally themed film screenings and talks. The building is lovely, it has a pleasant restaurant attached, and its programme of events is consistently impressive.

But the cover story of the club’s January newsletter reads like something straight out of the Onion. Headlined “Drawing the Jihad,” the piece, by Canadian journalist Nancy Durham, describes the latest weapon deployed by Saudi Arabian authorities in the war against Islamic terrorism: art therapy. Durham got…

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