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Charlottesville Makes Strange Bedfellows Around the World

Condemnation united Iran and Israel—and got the xenophobic National Front in France speaking out against white nationalism.
Source: Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

When President Trump assigned blame to “both sides” for the deadly violence in Charlottesville in this week, he was met with condemnation from both sides of the aisle—and then from the other side of the Atlantic. Soon, leaders around the world began to take on the president’s claim that both the white nationalists and neo-Nazis marching under the banner of “Unite the Right” and those opposing them bore responsibility for the violence

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