Archive for November, 2003

The Elvis of Academia: (thanks to Beta-blogger)

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

I should have a special section called Embedded Scholars: Noah Feldman will win first dishonorable mention. The late Edward W Said so disliked this Noah Feldman. We, in Middle East studies, never knew or heard of this fellow until the US war of colonization in Iraq. The US colonial administrator then hired this Feldman, a […]

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

Patriot Act author has concerns

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

An Iraqi town: the writer Mohammad Bazzi is now Middle East correspondent for New York Newsday: originally from South Lebanon, he grew up here, and covered local NY stuff for years before they allowed him to cover the region

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

American wounded approach 10000 (thanks Allen)

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

A US soldier from Montana honestly describes Iraq duty as a nightmare: Not in the New York Lies

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

Image of US lawlesness

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

The Wal-Mart that you do not know:

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

Who is under attack by the FBI?

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

The US administration’s best hope was the Iraqi police. Now they suspect the US-trained Iraqi police to be working for the enemy. Oh, shit.

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

You need a govt permission to change the color of your car in Saudi Arabia:

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

Bush has new nuclear weapons in store for you: in the cause of liberty, liberation, freedom, liberte, emancipation, etc.

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

..and then there is this little problem of Iraqi militias

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

UK prisoners in Guantanamo will be allowed to go home: the rest: they can rot forever, US govt decided.

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

Robert Fisk on the censorship of truth in US military

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

Franco-Arabs turn to the right:

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

Western democracies and their commitment to development: the US record

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

The rise of high tech India

Posted on November 30, 2003 by As'ad

Judge for yourself: this is from a transcript of White House press reporters asking Bush questions upon returning from Baghdad: THE PRESIDENT: Good job. Q: What kind of ball cap was it? What did it say on it? DR. RICE: Mine was in my bag, it was — Q: A Cleveland Brown’s hat? Q: It […]

Posted on November 29, 2003 by As'ad

Full report: Academic freedoms and national security in a time of crisis (thanks Hussein)

Posted on November 29, 2003 by As'ad