Archive for November 24, 2003
Who is visiting this website? This is a breakdown of the visitors based on their servers, in percentages of total visitors: .net (46.2), .com (24.9), .edu (16.8), UK (6.4), Lebanon (1.5), NGO (0.8) (.org), US (I do not know what a .US server is, anybody knows? 0.5), Israel (0.4), Germany (0.3), .gov (meaning, US government [...]
Work is torture for maids from Sri Lanka in the Arab world (thanks Nadya)
“Iraq”, not to be confused with Iraq, (read US) appoints an ambassador to the US: she (Rend Rahim, who was one of 3 Iraqis who the president invited the Oval Office prior to war to show the nation that is Iraqis are fond of his war) is an American who cannot read Arabic, and headed [...]
Not good news: Iraqi families (for some weird and inexplicable reason, implies US press) are not happy for the US shooting of Iraqi civilians. But do not they understand that this is for their own good?
Thanks to Jeremy: “I did a search on that Bush speech and found: 24 matches with “free” in it (counting freedom, free, freed, etc) 4 matches with “liberty” in it 7 matches with “justice” in it. I would not trouble myself to look for more, it was disheartening.”
Saddam is gone; a new pro-US Saddam is in: attacks on press in Iraq continue: the puppet council bans an Arab satellite station.
Army Times predicts: the worst is yet to come in Iraq.
Replies to Tony Judt’s article on the binational state in the Holy Land.
Colonial Anthropology is back: A Middle East anthropologist “helps” establish colonial democracy in Iraq. Her next book is titled “The Savage Mind” about Arab culture.
Mullah Oman is back, issuing more threats. But he has no WMDs on him.
One of US favorite dictators had to quit in Georgia: but the oil pipeline can be more important than loyal and delightful dictators sometime.
The New York Times just noticed that FBI is “scrutinizing” (look at the language of this Orwellian newspaper) anti-war demonstrators. This is not new. Since the war in Afghanistan, every anti-war rally had Police capturing faces of people on video. This is a more critical account, from a..UK newspaper
This is a racist (very racist) website against Arabs, which uses “angry arabs” in its name (thanks to a reader)
Lies of the Times (this should become a permanent feature of the site): This is what the New York Times said on Saturday, November 22, 2003 (p. A 3): “There were in fact relatively few large gatherings of demonstrators during the president’s stay, although noisy crowds of several hundred people assembled from time to time [...]