Wednesday, January 10, 2007

A view of Lebanon and Hezb's influence

This a really outstanding piece of (actual) journalism by a guy who's actually visiting the area as opposed to visiting the hotel bar in Beirut. Please read it all, you won't be disappointed. Then compare it to the usual drivel from AP/Reuters/etc and...well there is no comparison.

Michael Totten
I drove to Hezbollah’s stronghold in South Lebanon to survey the devastation from the war in July, to check in on the United Nations peacekeeping force, and to talk to civilians who were used as human shields in the battle with Israel. My American journalist friend Noah Pollak from Azure Magazine in Jerusalem went with me[...]
H/T Jules

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