To prevent a tragic repeat, we should not be satisfied with simple, convenient, yet incomplete explanations.
Habib Battah is an investigative journalist and founder of the news site beirutreport.com. Battah has covered Lebanon and the Middle East for over 15 ... years and teaches journalism and media studies at the American University of Beirut.
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