'The 48hr cease-fire turned into 12hrs cessation of air assaults by the Israelis. To make up for this, they have called in more reservists and increasing their ground activity in southern Lebanon . There are apparently 3-4more Qana style massacres that have taken place in other areas that are just tougher to get to and report. If anyone reading this can explain to me how killing innocent lives is meant to end hatred and future attacks against Israel is a worthwile political strategy, please be so kind as to reply to me.'
he started daily emails to friends in houston and now has gone to the blog world. if you click that link, it's Beirut Diary, under Most Read. his emails have gone through getting his brother back to syria, safely... letting off steam in beirut... going to the mountains to be with his family... and feeling the shake of bombs within a 15-mile radius. in any case, he gives us an alternate to what you're seeing on the news every day, if you'd like to check it out.
i just wish him safe.