Monthly Archives: February 2011

Old Damascus

Damascus is but a quick, two hour cab ride from Beirut, and that includes time going through security checks and customs at the border.  While we paid top dollar for a private cab to and from Damascus, it was well … Continue reading

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WAY TO GO, EGYPT!

We are sitting in Beirut watching Egypt experience freedom for the first time in 3o years. The peaceful way the people and the army went about toppling Mubarek is a momumental event that has the potential to bring about the … Continue reading

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Politics in Lebanon – A Primer

Let me begin with a disclaimer.  What you are about to read is my understanding of the historical and current political situation in Lebanon.  I have tried to get facts straight to provide an objective understanding of what is going … Continue reading

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