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You probably know that Rotary International was founded in Chicago and maintains its headquarters in Evanston. So far, so boring, right? But, did you know Islamic fundamentalists count the organization amongst their sworn enemies? Strange (and apparently confused), but true. Slate explains "the Rotarian Menace."

 
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