Archive for November 17, 2003
A note: for the scrolling problem: a reader has suggested that if you press F11 twice, it solves the problem. (Thanks Conrad).
Note: I have been told by some of you that sometimes you cannot scroll down to the bottom of the site. Solution: make the screen go to full page, or vice versa, and that should give you access to the bottom of the site. Neal will solve that problem, I am sure.
The silly NYTimes reporter, John Burns, who was, and is, more enthusiastic about the war than Tommy Franks, returns to Iraq. Read about his heroism: he thinks that he is still being targeted by Saddam. He tells us that he was singled out by the regime for his anti-Saddam articles, which I personally do not [...]
From the Washington Times: American casualties in Iraq top 9000
“Beacon of Freedom” at work: CIA authorized to kill Americans around the world if suspected of AlQaedah ties. Environmentalists, I think, will not be killed.
This is a most interesting report on Iraq written by former US defense official Anthony Cordesman, who has just returned from Baghdad. He is, in my opinion, one of the smartest defense experts, and is probably the most informed expert on Middle East military affairs. His report, however, is too close to the views of [...]
Full text of the Geneva accord by an Israel and a Palestinian who do not represent anybody. The Palestinian in question, Yasir `Abd Rabbuh, is an opportunist who has (allegedly, according to one inspectors’ report) spent thousands of public funds on his home. He shifted loyalties over the years, but remained constant in his love [...]
Full text of the UN special report on Israel’s separation wall
Bush ignored warnings about Iraq chaos from British and other intelligence services: he was too busy listening to Bernard Lewis and Fouad Ajami
The terror of the Taliban is back. Bush asks Cheney about the Taliban: “Are they good guys or bad guys?” Cheney tells Bush to not worry about it.
Colin Powell reveals what he does in his private time: he goes around Washington, DC telling young people to not have sex. US spends millions to fund anti-sex programs, and now spends millions around the world to spread the message
Bush tells BBC that there is a connection between Saddam and Bin Laden, Saddam and Unibomber, Saddam and Hitler, Saddam and Timothy McVeigh, Saddam and Nyro, Saddam and Castro, but denies the existence of a link between Saddam and Mussolini
This is a very nasty and sinister statement issued by AlQedah yestserday. It claims responsibility for the series of car bombs around the world in the last few months, and calls them “death cars.” It promises more of them. It also calls on its members to get into Iraq. Typically, all the innocent people who [...]