Friday, July 28, 2006

28-Jul-06: "Write that in your newspaper"

For those who have not yet comprehended what makes a war against terrorists different from conventional wars, this from today's New York Times:
"...For some of the Christians who had made it out in this convoy, it was not just privations they wanted to talk about, but their ordeal at the hands of Hezbollah — a contrast to the Shiites, who make up a vast majority of the population in southern Lebanon and broadly support the militia. “Hezbollah came to Ain Ebel to shoot its rockets,” said Fayad Hanna Amar, a young Christian man, referring to his village. “They are shooting from between our houses. Please,’’ he added, “write that in your newspaper.”
Read the whole article here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow. The NY Times. Amazing. I'm stunned.

What are the chances of this story appearing in The Guardian, The Independent, The Sydney Morning Herald or The Melbourne Age?