Friday, November 09, 2012

Cognitive dissonance in pictures of Syria and the West Bank

The Atlantic has a haunting photo essay entitled Syria in Ruins - a very disturbing series of photos of devastation and death in Syria:

And there was another story with photos, in Your Middle East, showing unimaginable luxury - in the West Bank:

So you can understand how Human Rights Watch thinks that things are roughly as bad in the "occupied territories" as in Syria..

You can hardly tell the difference between them.