Archive for December 2, 2003
Apparently, Disney Chief Eisner used to call his rivals “Shi`ite Muslims” (allegedly). He meant it as an insult.
I try to post items in English only on this website, but this is an exception. Two hours after posting the item below about the new report about the Iraqi resistance, and its constituent elements, my friend Abu Fiona sent me the full report. It has the most detailed information on who is who in [...]
Amnesty International raises questions about the death of two Afghans in US custody:
Full report: merchants of toture equipments
Why does this article on a police video showing US officers fatally beating a black man appear in UK newspapers, but not in US newspapers?
This is quite interesting: the Al-Arabi newspaper in Cairo published a study by an Iraqi researcher, `Abdul-Karim Al-`Uluji, in which he details the names and nature of Iraqi resistance organizations. He lists some 27 different names of organizations that have claimed responsibility for attacks against various targets in Iraq (and Arab media cannot publicize their [...]
The is the most comprehensive public opinion survey of Iraqis that I have seen: conducted by people from the Department of Sociology at Oxford University. It reveals that nearly 80 percent of Iraqis have little or no trust in US occupation forces. Please, I plead with you to not tell the US administration. They will [...]
Jealous of the anger of the Angry Arab, American liberals are getting angry. High time, I say.
Among those killed by Israeli troops is a 9-year old boy. Israel continues its heroic battle against terrorism, and terrorist women and children.
Victory for the US in Iraq: defeat for forces of democracy and elections: the Iraqi puppet council rejects the idea of elections. Why should they stand for elections when most of them know that they will never win (not in Iraq, anyway). The right to stay in power, without electoral legitimacy, is aright defended by [...]
The city of Rotterdam plans to ban poor immigrants from moving in
Save the Children UK refuses to be silenced: they decide to ignore the disgusting pressures from Save the Children US which wants it to be silent about hte plight of Iraqi children
Rumsfeld receives a prestigious prize for obfuscation (thanks to Munzir, Rania, Amal, Julie, and Allen, among others that I may have forgotten who have sent this to me; quite an amusing story)
Iraqis challenge US version of events in Samarra’
No wonder Angry Arab is angry: Donald Rumsfeld, not to be confused with Donald Duck, expressed anger at Arab satellite stations AlArabiya and Aljazeera because he said that they sometimes get advance notice of attacks on US troops. There is absolutely no evidence of that. And both indicated that they have never aired footage of [...]
Text of the Geneva Accord: signed by an Israeli and a Palestinian who barely represent themselves. The accord abolished the right of return, gave Israel the right to keep some 80 percent of settlements, and the right to dominate a tiny demilitarized Palestinian state. But why should the Israeli army have to face armed Palestinians? [...]
Coming to a war near you: US war robots.