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The Real, Terrifying Reason Why British Authorities Detained David Miranda

Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan

IIllustration from the original edition of Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan.

Credit: Abraham Bosse (1651)

Last Sunday, David Miranda was detained while changing planes at London Heathrow Airport by British authorities for nine hours under a controversial British law—the maximum time allowable without making an arrest.

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