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Pity the nation

the abduction of Lebanon

by Robert Fisk

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Published by Thunder"s Mouth Press/Nation Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lebanon
    • Subjects:
    • Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975-1990

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [691]-694) and index.

      StatementRobert Fisk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS87.5 .F55 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 727 p. :
      Number of Pages727
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3569655M
      ISBN 101560254424
      LC Control Number2002071978

      "PITY THE NATION" (After Khalil Gibran) Pity the nation whose people are sheep And whose shepherds mislead them Pity the nation whose leaders are liars Whose sages are silenced And whose bigots haunt the airwaves Pity the nation that raises not its voice Except to praise conquerers And acclaim the bully as hero And aims to rule the world. Robert Fisk's explosive Pity the Nation recounts Sharon and Arafat's first deadly encounter in Lebanon in the early s and explains why the Israel–Palestine relationship seems so intractable. A remarkable combination of war reporting and analysis by an author who has witnessed the carnage of Beirut for twenty-five years, Fisk, the first /5(33).

        The book's main pre-occupation is the Israeli invasion of the early s and its terrible aftermath, including the appalling massacre of Palestinians at the Shabra and Chatila camps. Banned in Lebanon itself, the first edition of Pity the Nation ended with close friend and colleague Terry Anderson still being held by Islamic Jihad. Inevitably /5(57). The Nation, with its history of disruptive, probing, intelligent essays sharing wide space equally with art criticism, reviews, poetry and drama, is as crucial now as it has been for years.

      Pity the Nation: The Abduction of Lebanon; Buy this book Fisk, a former Middle East correspondent for the London Times, details violence, sundry political factions, the invasion of Israel. "Pity the Nation" is both an historical document and an eye-witness testament to human savagery. Written by one of Britain's foremost journalists, this book combines political analysis and war reporting; it is an account of the Lebanon conflict by an author who has personally witnessed the carnage of Beirut for over a decade. Gunmen and 5/5(1).


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[] When the Ottomans were eventually driven from Syria during World War I, Gibran sketched a euphoric drawing "Free Syria", which was then printed on the special edition cover of the Arabic-language paper As-Sayeh Nationality: Lebanese and American.

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