Archive for December 22, 2003
We have the video: we have the video. Watch a video of the first meeting between Donald Rumsfeld, not to be confused with Billy Bob Rumsfeld, and Saddam Husayn. This first meeting started the solid friendship.
So the Egyptian Foreign Minister was roughed up by angry Palestinians today in Jerusalem. Make no mistake about it. This was an American idea: I mean the visit by the Egyptian foreign minister to Israel, was an American idea. The Egyptian government has been resisting American pressures to send the foreign minister for fear of [...]
Please do not critize the human rights violations in Uzbekistan: it is a friendly (albeit brutal) dictatorship.
A really good column by Norman Solomon. As I told him, he only missed one great quotation from NBC reporter David Bloom (when he was embedded with the troops): From New York Times, March 25, 2003: “The coverage of the Iraq war, especially on television, began in a glow of shared purpose. “I can tell [...]
Gen. Anthony Zinni has been wise. For that, he was pushed away by the White House, which initially sought his advise and expertise.
With fanatics like Wolfowitz (or McNamara): never express regret and never offer apologies.
What rules the White House? Greed or idoelogy? It certainly is not the lofty ideals that they keep invoking.
The mess that Bush made in the Mdidle East: by David Hirst.
Syria will now be pressured. It is important that we guarantee Israeli monopoly of WMDs in the Middle East. It is good for the cause of peace because Israel, in case you have not heard, is committed to pacifism.
Guilty of being Palestinian in Iraq.
A trove of documents: all what you wanted to know about Saddam’s friendship with the US government. Will this come out during the trial? “What trial?”, Bush asks Cheney.
Medical military evacuations from Iraq near 11,000
Angry Arab will be pontificating on Flashpoint this evening. Check your local listings (I think it is 5:00PM Pacific Time).
The failures of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. And this article appeared in Washington Times.
Americans support war in Iraq, 2-1. I know that people on the left in the US do not like polls. They rarely bring them good news.
In an interview with Time Magazine, Donald Rumsfeld, not to be confused with Will Farrell, says that US needs a bigger army and an Eastern breathing space.
A report on Sunni fears in Iraq. We should speak of Iraqi fears in Iraq.
In the UK press, they have noticed the FIFTH NUCLEAR POWER IN THE WORLD: Israel. Who, Bush asks Cheney?
Letters by US soldiers.
Very sad: AIDS activist murdered in a gang rape.