Excursions on the Middle East, politics, the Levant, Islam in politics, civil society, and courage in the face of unbridled, otherwise unchecked power.
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Lebanon: "graduation party"
The year-long political stalemate in Lebanon on top of last summer's war has driven the economy there into recession. As a result the flight of talented and educated young Lebanese has accelerated. This cartoon is from the September issue of al-Idari("the Manager"). My thanks to S. for sharing it.