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Were those two questions about circular security really duplicates?

The question Does encrypting the key with itself make it easier to crack the ciphertext? was closed/merged with the question Encrypting a key with the same key using AES. However, I do not see a ...
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Duplicate Issue

I'm not sure why this question was closed as a duplicate. Link The closed question seems more general, and about best practices for having ciphers reviewed while the "duplicated" question is more ...
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Should we close a basic question asked and answered in more complex terms elsewhere?

This question (update: now closed as duplicate) asks a basic thing: why the security level of 2DES is 57-bit (implicitly: given a few plaintext/ciphertext pairs). A helpful (if not quite correct) ...