Israel has tried to bury inconvenient facts about Lebanon and Gaza.
Halim Shebaya is a Beirut-based political analyst and multi-disciplinary researcher. He teaches in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese Ame... rican University and has worked on social and political affairs for a number of local and international organisations. He is also a media commentator on Arab and Middle Eastern current affairs. Halim's articles have appeared in the Middle East Eye, Open Democracy, the World Post, Huffington Post, Jadaliyya, Legal Agenda and in Lebanese newspapers Annahar, Assafir, and Al Akhbar.
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