I find it hard to find words for what is happening in Lebanon. However, the sureality of another war not called ‘war’, but ‘nice-people-against-evil-terrorists’ comes through when looking at the people caught up in the middle somehow, like the American tax payers currently in Lebanon:

Paying for the bomb:

“The F-16I costs about $45 million per plane and the order, the largest Israeli military purchase in history, will be financed by the annual U.S. military aid package.”

Evacuation not included:

“Harty said she understood people were irked by having to pay for their evacuations to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, about 100 miles northwest, but that a 1956 law requires that the State Department be reimbursed.”


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