Inside Story Americas: Does the US need stricter gun control laws?

As the US mourns the victims of another seemingly indiscriminate shooting spree, we discuss how it will affect gun laws

Watch the video, 25.42 min, published on Al Jazeera, July 22, 2012: Not again – that was the cry of many Americans when they turned on their morning news on Friday. At least 12 people were killed and dozens wounded when a man wearing a gas mask and body armour opened fire and tossed a tear gas cannister into a cinema auditorium in the town of Aurora in Colorado. People were watching a midnight showing of the latest Batman movie … 

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SPIEGEL-GESPRÄCH: Jetzt kommt das Endspiel, in Der Spiegel, von Markus Feldenkirchen und Rene Pfister, 2. April 2012: Der grüne Europa-Abgeordnete Daniel Cohn-Bendit, 66, über seine Bilanz der 68er Bewegung, die Vor- und Nachteile von Viagra und freier Liebe und über die letzte große Herausforderung der einstigen Revolutionäre: das Altern in Würde …

From the SS to the Stasi? The Checkered Past of a Beloved East German Writer, on Spiegel Online International, by Volker Hage, July 20, 2012: Erwin Strittmatter was one of the most successful and popular writers in East Germany. Now, on his 100th birthday, several new books dig deep into his past. The result is an unflattering picture of a man who was forced to find his peace with both the Nazis and the communists …

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