ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Memories of Beirut, 1981-82

The Palestinian struggle for recognition and justice, of which Yasser Arafat was an enduring symbol, remains an ongoing saga, despite countless attempts at suppression. This personal account pieces together some stark events of 1981 and 1982, when Israeli forces launched a series of air attacks on Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. Their policy, that continues with little change even today, was driven by the hope that a recalcitrant people could somehow be browbeaten into submission.

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