Archive for November 26, 2003
Rape in the Military: (thanks Katie)
US soldier who was accused of brutally beating Iraqi prisoners of war explains himself: “We were doing our jobs. … It is war.”
This week US is blaming Saddam’s deputy, `Izzat Ad-Duri, for attacks on troops. But we are not sure who the US will blame on Saturday. That changes. I noticed that New York Lies, or Times, refers to him as General Ad-Duri. Now Ad-Duri is certainly a sinister senior member of Saddam’s brutal regime, but he [...]
This is cute: members of the Iraqi puppet council want to stay in power, even after elections. But do not judge them harshly. They know they will not win elections. They just want to stay to help in the occupation project. They want to become Senators. Very cute.
This is a picture. A touching image of a sincere and affectionate friendship between two people who for a long time were fond of one another. Saddam and Rumsfeld.
US will move troops from S Korea to Iraq and Afghanistan. And Bush is still reporting progress. And Bremer report declnie of attacks on US troops in the last few…minutes
A campaign to end violence against women
Students from Gulf countries are facing discrimination here in the US, and in…Lebanon
Washington Post reports that the ban on the Arabic TV station AlArabiya was approved by US government. Really? Really?? No Kidding? And we assumed all along that the Iraqi puppet council was an independent council which made decisions by itself, without any interference by the US colonial administration. How mistaken we were.
A setback on the war on hunger, worldwide Full text of the FAO’s report on Food Insecurity
French minister bars a juror because she wears a veil
Armed checkpoints, embedded reporters in flak jackets, brutal suppression of peaceful demonstrators. Baghdad? No, Miami
Guantanamo Bay detainees facing trial by ‘kangaroo court’, says a Law Lord in UK
US is making small cash payments to Iraqi civilian victims of its shooting, but they have to waive their rights.
I am worried about cruelty against Palestinians and Iraqis, and PETA is worried about cruelty to turkeys.
The brilliant anchorman Tom Brokaw was moderating the debate of democratic presidential candidates last Monday. As he was asking questions about the Iraq situation, he wondered aloud, and with great confidence, whether the Taliban (YES THE TALIBAN) may return to Iraq, YES IRAQ, if US troops withdraw. These are the gifted journalists of the mainstream [...]