Bridging the Gulf

What I find most disappointing about your special report on the Middle East, "A Gulf Apart," [May 26] is the incapacity of contributors like Michael Elliott to conduct a vivisection of what ails the troubled region and suggest solutions that would be restorative and reconciliatory as well as rehabilitative. To have two of the most gifted peoples, namely Arabs and Jews, in a permanent state of unrest benefits only the war merchants.
Saber Ahmed Jazbhay, DURBAN

There is much more to Lebanon than the "cursed land" that you depict. There are signs of hope residing in two...

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