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In Defense of Hezbollah, a “Terrorist” Organization

We had gone past the iconic shelled out buildings of central Beirut. It was soon obvious we were in Hezbollah territory. My guide and guardian angel Yasmine had told me about how the city was clearly divided, but I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Reading Faiz in Beirut

Beirut: Ornament of Our World: Faiz’s 1982 Poem on Beirut” 0Mar 19 2012by Vijay Prashad [Faiz Ahmed Faiz. [For my comrades and poetry aficionados: Fawwaz Trabulsi and Mayssun Sukarieh, and for Raza Mir.] Reading Faiz in Beirut. Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911-1984) … Continue reading

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