Yesterday was the high point of the trip. We took a harrowing action-movie race up the mountains of [Shouf] that left several green and sickened and Christopher Hitchens berating the driver. "Now stop this nonsense," he said after we barely missed a head on collision with a Mercedes. "Start driving like a sane person." . . .(Via Little Miss Attila.)
There we met Walid Jumblatt, leader of the Druze faction and the most stridently anti-Syrian critic, in his villa slash fortress slash Bond Villain Lair.
Pressure cooker from ‘suspicious’ vehicle near Capitol destroyed 1 arrest - A pressure cooker was destroyed in a ‘suspicious’ vehicle near the capitol. So far there has been one arrest. Not much else has gone public at this. Eith...
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