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Forever a student...

Taking in a little learning at the American University of Beirut. Don't be shocked if the teacher and the students look familiar to you...
More Random Thoughts from the Middle East

August 5th 2009
Politics and religion effect everything: We quickly realized the "correct" names or borders depend on your politics in this part of the world. If we called the bordering country "Israel" we were unapologetically corrected with "Palestine." We purchased a few maps while we were traveling and noticed the political slant or ethnicity of the map maker determined the names of countries (particularly Is ... read more
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