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You tear apart the baby's rattle and see what makes the noise inside, but there is a veil covering the unseen world which not the strongest man, not even the united strength of all the strongest men who ever lived could tear apart.
A labor struggle pitting wellknown activists at the helm of the Center for Constitutional Rights against the Center's workers threatens to tear apart a major progressive institution.
Lebanon, a French consul wrote in 1913, is a land without patriotism, in which each official is read"to set his country on fire to light his cigarette'" In the essay accompanying this collection of photographs, Fouad Ajami, a Lebanese-born professor, shows Beirut as a patchwork of competing dreams, doomed to tear apart.