Jul 21 2006

Fawaz Gerges on Lebanon, Israel and the Media

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Israel’s attack on Lebanon has left more than 330 dead, 1,000 wounded and half a million displaced; and Hezbollah’s attacks on northern Israel have killed 29 Israelis and left more than 30 injured. Meanwhile the U.S. press has chosen sides and is largely running interference for Israel’s disproportionate response to an aggressive action by Hezbollah. Today in a special extended interview about Lebanon, Israel and the media, we’ll talk to Lebanese-born American scholar Fawaz Gerges, professor of international studies at Sarah Lawrence college and the author of Journey of the Jihadists.


Journey of the Jihadists, by Fawaz Gerges