Friday, July 21, 2006

What's happening in Lebanon is tragic...

Last night on an NPR program I heard a reporter who has been based in Lebanon for the past 35 years describe what is happening. One of his main points is that the American media is presenting a totally sanitized version of the destruction. He expressed outrage that as the whole world was in an uproar over the attacks on the defenseless civilian population the Bush Administration insisted that the killing must go on.

I don't understand how bombing a country back into the stone age is going to do anything helpful for Israels future security.

If you want to get a sense of what is really happening in Lebanon visit the Informed Comment, published by Juan Cole.


Read this post by Billmon. It expresses some of the thoughts I have today.