Saturday, January 18, 2003

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US yanks TV ads on Muslims after outcry Allied nations hit out at campaign to win the hearts and minds of Muslim and Arab populations
WASHINGTON - The US government is abandoning a high-profile television campaign, backed by President George W. Bush and aimed at winning the hearts and minds of the world's Muslim and Arab populations, after meeting stiff resistance from some crucial allied nations.
The much-hyped advertising drive, known as Shared Values, was developed by Ms Charlotte Beers, a Madison Avenue veteran who is now a State Department official.

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