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M.I.A.

Ken Scrudato, Flaunt, February 2005

NEARLY TWENTY years before 9/11/01 – before New Yorkers and other Americans decided to believe that great tragedy had begun and ended with them – on an island paradise known only to most Americans as the very exotic setting of a couple of very sexy Duran Duran videos, a civil war broke out between, if you can imagine, the Buddhists and the Hindus.

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