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Patrick McDonnell

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Beirut Bureau Chief and former staff writer for the Los Angeles Times

Patrick McDonnell on KCRW

When residents of Cheran got sick of too much corruption and violence, and couldn’t trust the police or authorities to do anything about it, they took matters into their own hands.

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When residents of Cheran got sick of too much corruption and violence, and couldn’t trust the police or authorities to do anything about it, they took matters into their own hands.

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