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March 2, 2009

Dance of Death: ‘Waltz with Bashir’ and Sympathy for the Killer—رقصة الموت: «فالس مع بشير» والعطف على القاتل

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I spent some time over the past week translating this excellent critique of the film “Waltzing with Bashir” by As`ad AbuKhalil (aka, the Angry Arab).  Aside from butchering the title of the article and completely failing on one complicated parenthetical statement, I seem to have done pretty well.  It was rather difficult, but quite rewarding.  I don’t think I’ve ever even read anything of this length in Arabic, let alone translated it.  The translation—in addition to being here below the fold, with some handy hyperlinks for those unfamiliar with the many names and historical events that appear in the article—can also be found on the original authors site, here.  I also recommend this film review that appeared on Electronic Intifada.  (more…)

February 21, 2009

Links for February 21st from 14:18 to 16:22

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February 3, 2009

Links for February 1st through February 3rd

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