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A neighborhood in Beirut, before and after.


Before and after photos of Beirut

Of course, everyone who died there was a terrorist, right?
[Images: GeoEye]


Via Juan Cole, who has a short comment worth reading here.

Update: The original source of the photos is here. (Hat tip to This Modern World.)

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