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  •  they need to burn down (3+ / 0-)
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    shaharazade, James Allen, Tahrir

    wherever this is headquartered:

    Mukhabarat - Mukhabarat (مخابرات) is the Arabic word for intelligence, as in "military intelligence. However, throughout the Middle East, "Mukhabarat" refers to secret police departments that are used to impose state terror. A "Mukhabarat state" is a what is called a "police state" in the west. In popular parlance, any secret police organization is called "Mukhabarat."

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