Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Letter From Nablus

Letter From Nablus
Some Palestinians may have rejoiced, but others on the West Bank sympathize with America’s losses—and fear they will become targets for retaliation
By Joshua Hammer
Sept. 12 — On the streets of the West Bank city of Nablus this afternoon, the mood was one of deepening apprehension. In contrast to the scenes of jubilation in the region that played out across the world’s TV screens Tuesday night, many Palestinians with whom I spoke appeared stunned by Tuesday morning’s attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon—and worried about what it might mean for their own lives.

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