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Monday, February 08, 2016
This won't be on the agenda of Beirut office of Human Rights Watch
Hariri family posted signs all over Sidon asking: How is Sidon? People circulated photoshopped version of the poster but with answers to the situation in Sidon. The Lebanese militia of Intelligence Branch (run by US and Saudi intelligence) went and stormed into the house of a Lebanese artist and accused him of "distorting pictures". I am not making this up. Watch this.
Comic by Terry Furry, reproduced from "Heard the One About the Funny Leftist?" by Cris Thompson, East Bay Express
As'ad AbuKhalil, born March 16, 1960. From Tyre, Lebanon, grew up in Beirut. Received his BA and MA from American University of Beirut in pol sc. Came to US in 1983 and received his PhD in comparative government from Georgetown University. Taught at Tufts University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Colorado College, and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Served as a Scholar-in-Residence at Middle East Institute in Washington DC. He served as free-lance Middle East consultant for NBC News and ABC News, an experience that only served to increase his disdain for maintream US media. He is now professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus. His favorite food is fried eggplants.
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