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30 Year Anniversary of Sabra and Shatila

An incredibly important event in contemporary Middle East history, the Sabra and Shatila massacres occurred thirty years ago starting on 9/16/82 and lasted for three days. ¬†There’s a lot written – and therefore to be read – about these events and their context. ¬†This piece in the NYT presents new information from declassified archival research by its author about the international politics surrounding the massacre.