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Lebanon: Mental Laziness and Stereotyping

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Lebanon, Ethnicity & Race, History, Ideas, International Relations, Politics, War & Conflict

“That common American/Israeli refrain that Arabs have a cult of death, whereas Israelis/the West love life is older than, e.g., suicide bombings. It is, I think, a thought well-embeded in imperialist thinking, along with the idea that Arabs are irrational,” writes Burghol [1] on going to war to restore honor.