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At first glance, I thought it was Santa

[ by Charles Cameron -- lightweight, feel free to ignore ]
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It isn’t Santa. It’s the image from Raffaello Pantucci‘s piece, Islamists in Africa emerge as threat to West, for the BBC. Raff’s a recently-minted Senior Research Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute.

Cognitive #FAIL on my part. Wishful thinking, perhaps?

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One Response to “At first glance, I thought it was Santa”

  1. Charles Cameron Says:

    Well, if the top one’s Santa, the bottom one is definitely Santa Muerte!
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    Source (curious story):
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    Unmasking a controversy in Mali (AFP).

     


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