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Where the Bourgeoisie dwell  

Where the Bourgeoisie dwell

Stoned Assassins, Drunken Partygoers, and the People of God

January 3rd 2005
Christmas in Lattakia was a bit of a letdown, and I wanted to see Beirut at its absolute worst (most decadent), so I figured new years would be the time. I also figured there wouldn't be much happening in Hama, which apparently has a reputation for being one of the most religious places in Syria. Before leaving I visited the Ismaili town of Musyaf, home to the ancient castle of the "Hashashins" ... read more
Middle East » Lebanon » Beirut

Lebanese Flag Lebanon has made progress toward rebuilding its political institutions since 1991 and the end of the devastating 15-year civil war. Under the Ta'if Accord - the blueprint for national reconciliation - the Lebanese have established a more equitable po... ... read more
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