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Wednesday, August 16, 2006

AP photos romanticize Hezbos

Looking at this series of pictures, all by the same AP photographer of the same Hezboterrorist, one gets the impression that it is someone posing for a fashion magazine than any reflection of reality.

A Hezbollah fighter, who refused to be identified, walks past the rubble of destroyed houses, attacked during the month-long Israeli forces' offensive, in the southern village of Aitaroun, close to the town of Bint Jbail, Wednesday Aug. 16, 2006. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

A Hezbollah fighter, who refused to be identified, uses binoculars to watch over Israeli army positions on the outskirts of the southern village of Aitaroun, close to the town of Bint Jbeil, Wednesday Aug. 16, 2006. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)







And don't forget the always classic silhouette:

A Hezbollah fighter, who did not want to be identified, watches on the outskirts of the southern village of Aitaroun, close to the town of Bint Jbail, Wednesday Aug. 16, 2006. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

How masculine! How macho! How much these photos were influenced by the Marlboro Man!