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Cathy Sultan is an award winning author of three nonfiction books: Beirut Heart - One Woman's War; Israeli & Palestinian Voices: A Dialogue with Both Sides; and Tragedy in South Lebanon - The Israeli-Hezbollah War of 2006. Her first work of fiction, The Syrian, was published in January 2015, with a sequel, Damascus Street, following in early 2018.

Sultan is also an activist who sits on the Board of the Interfaith Peace Builders, an NGO based in Washington, D.C.. She has led several delegations to Israel-Palestine, and accompanied a delegation to Gaza in November 2012.

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I grew up in Washington D.C.. Quite rebellious as a young woman, I yearned to escape from my native city and experience great adventures. My dreams came tr
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ISRAEL’S EXPORT OF OCCUPATION POLICE TECHNIQUES

In many cities across the United States the image of the friendly cop on the beat has been replaced by intimidating, fully armed military-style troops. Israel has played a large part in this transition. The militarization of US law enforcement has been driven by the creation of various homeland security initiatives and billions of dollars of surplus military-grade equipment donated to local depart

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I have the privilege of knowing two cultures, Lebanese and American, and living in both. I spend a lot of time in Beirut, a place full of inspiration, intrigue and skulduggery.
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Remi's book of poetry is both heartwrenchingly sad
and beautiful. His words expose the Palestinian
occupation and dispossession and help create in
your mind's eye the life of the Palestinian people.
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