Archive for January 18, 2004
Dean implies he would govern like Clinton even though he is running differently. “I governed as a centrist, I balanced budgets, I have positions on most issues that characterize a centrist,” says Dean, who talks to Clinton regularly. Dean notes that he supported the first Gulf War and every U.S. military action since, until Iraq, [...]
It is amazing: all Iraqis know that the US is opposed to free elections in Iraq, and they know why; while most Americans are still under the impression that the US is pushing for democracy and elections in Iraq. Well, most Americans still think that Saddam was responsible for Sep. 11 attacks. So we should [...]
Northwest Airlines provided information on millions of passengers for a secret U.S. government air security project soon after the Sept. 11th attacks.
In As-Safir on Saturday, Rana Najjar reports that the institutionas of Hizbullah in Lebanon celebrated the veiling of 1150 girls. But she reports that based on her interviews with some of them, none knew the verses of the Qur’an on which veiling is supposedly based.
Palestinians workers brutalized by Israel.
The Dishonest war by Sen. Ted Kennedy.
While Bush is busy with Iraq, AlQaeda remains active.
I love sugar but this is insane: US sugar barons ‘block global war on obesity’.
Avi Shlaim argues for a 2-state solution. Angry Arab argues for one full, democratic, secular, and non-racist state for both peoples, with the right of compensation AND return for all Palestinians.
What former Bush’s Treasury Secretary saw during his tenure: Apparently, Mr O’Neill was astonished to read plans for covert assassinations around the globe designed to remove opponents of the US Government. The plans had virtually no civilian checks and balances.
Pentagon Denying Victims Data on Cold War Weapons Tests.
Mission to Mars also has military benefits, like all other space missions. A few years ago, a committee which included Donald Rumsfeld (not to be confused with Dr. Phil) among its members, stated that: the US “must develop the means both to deter and to defend against hostile acts in and from space.”
The war on…our rights, by David Cole.
Even the moderate International Committee of the Red Cross expresses concern over the plight of the prisoners in Guantanamo.
This article by Gary Hart about his contacts with Libyan intelligence officials in 1992 proves beyond a doubt that the change of course by the Libyan regime had nothing to do with the Iraq war. In other news, Bush argues that the Soviet Union collapsed because of the Iraq war; that Hitler killed himself because [...]