Blogging Beirut

Mario Sixtus: Blogging Beirut

Worth a read. Something about how this war is going is very wrong. Of course, the subtleties and the complexities and the overall sick twistedness of this conflict seem to escape most of the prime time television news media. Once again, the only valuable insights I’ve come across so far have been on KQED public radio.

My gut feeling tells me that the vast majority of people in the Middle East probably don’t want war. They don’t want their sons and daughters to get killed. They don’t want to lose their homes. They don’t want to flee their cities. Their desires are nothing out of the ordinary: health, small dreams, a future. Somehow, they keep getting screwed.

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