Archive for January 21, 2004
Iraqi scientist refutes U.S. weapon claims
Resistance to Patriot Act growing.
Blind Into Baghdad by James Fallows
PATRIOT Act Fears Are Stifling Free Speech, ACLU Says in Challenge to Law
US is not targeting Arabs or Muslims in its terrorist watch lists: only the bad terrorists are on the list. The number of people on that list is a mere…..5 million.
Is Bush changing the world for better? From the The Sydney Morning Herald: Yes – 13% No – 83% Undecided – 2% Total Votes: 11891
This author claims that the powers of neo-conservatives have been exaggerated. I agree: we can not lose sight of the influence of Christian fundamentalists: they were behind the Sudan deal. US negotiator for the Sudan said in an interview that Bush asks about the Sudan situation every morning (because many victims are Christians, you see).
Calling for free elections in “free and liberated” Iraq may be hazardous to your health. Another Voice of Academia Is Silenced in Iraq. Professor backed Sistani’s call for direct elections.
Arabs may be angry, but they occasionally laugh.
One US Senator (and if you have seen him on TV, he really is quite slow) has found Iraqi WMDs:he had a dream that they were hidden in Syria under a chair (a big chair).
Iraqi farmers may not be enjoying their liberation.
270,000 Israelis left country over 10-year period
To the American visitors on this site: I do not mean to hurt your feelings, but Iraqis want their country back.
Will Syria be next? I doubt it very much, and wish that the Syrian government would stop acting so scared and so eager to negotiate with Israel, and please US. The mess of Iraq is such that the US will think thrice before any new adventure.
Sharon is more multi-faceted than we think: in addition to a long and busy career of war crimes, he also takes bribes. Bush declares him a Man of Peace and Bribes. (Bush later dropped “bribes” from the title when Cheney explained its meaning to him).
Measuring morals, whatever they are.
Dick Cheney, who can never tell a lie, claims that the US is still seriously looking for Iraqi WMDs.
Military Lawyer Slams U.S. Terrorism Tribunals
Was it not an amazing scene yesterday, during the state of the union speech, when none other than Ahmad Chalabi–yes, the famous international embezzler, was seated as an honored guest in the special balcony? What does that say about the Bush’s Middle East policy? And this week’s Newsweek is reporting that this embezzler is strongly [...]
The position of the mysterious Ayatollah Sistani is still not very clear. (By the way: this is the only knownvideo of him). Do you know that he has not stepped out of his house in 6 years? Muqtada As-Sadr’s people are now suspicious about the attention around Sistani; representatives of Sadr have even been quoted [...]