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David Amess' Murder Exposes Democracy's Most Vulnerable Soft Spot

The killing of MP Sir David Amess, who was an honorary secretary of the Conservative Friends of Israel, is the second such murder in five years. Protecting elected lawmakers is becoming more urgent – and difficult

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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The exact motives of the 25-year-old British citizen of Somali descent who is suspected of murdering lawmaker Sir David Amess in a southern English town on Friday are still unclear.

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