Friday, November 27, 2009

Samir Kassir

Historiography of Beirut

I believe what separates somewhat frivolous current upper class tourism, with travel-for-travel-sake four times a year journeys, from serious traveling is the careful research and the "further readings". Here's my direct bibliography for the recent hop into Lebanon:

Nicolas Sursock

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Shaker Abtissi

Grozny-like devastation ...

Nahr El Bared ( Northeast Lebanon) still a desolate monument to asymmetrical warfare.

Nahr El Bared

A Grozni-like desolation...
(text to follow soon)

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Thursday, November 05, 2009

Mahatma Gandhi

Bi'lin (West Bank, Palestine)
Will non-violent resistance prove itself a shorter way to end the ocupation? Most of us keep our fingers crossed.

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