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Britain starts to drop US term ‘war on terror,’ report says

Britain’s Foreign Office is urging government officials to stop using the US term “war on terror” amid concerns it angers British Muslims and undermines government aims, a weekly newspaper said. The government wants to “avoid reinforcing and giving succour to the terrorists’ narrative by using language that, taken out of context, could be counter-productive,” a Foreign Office spokesman told The Observer. The Foreign Office has sent the same message to cabinet ministers as well as diplomats and other government representatives around the world, according to the report. Full Story

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