August 2010

To Catch a Dream of Flying

Beirut
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Sometimes I dream of flying. I’ve had that dream since I was eight. Not every night, but often it comes to me when I’m least prepared. I have other dreams as well, but this is the most real and bewildering.

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Is this the real life?

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Or is this just fantasy? Sana’a, the ancient capital of Yemen, is caught in a time-warp. When I visited it a few months ago, I thought I may have entered the 19th century, or the 5th, or the 25th.

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On Terrorism

Beirut
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First, a disclaimer: I’m against all forms of violence regardless of method, scale, pretext, or context.

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Téléphone Cassé

Beirut
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Here it is: a book two years in the making, produced over a weekend at the urge of friends and family (all of whom I mention inside).

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