Archive for February 4, 2004
Transcript: Senate Armed Services Committee:Testimony of Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. Sen. Kennedy: “Mr. Secretary, as the U.S. Iraqi weapons inspector, David Kay, made it clear in the recent days, that his exhaustive postwar inspection leave little doubt that Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction at the time the war began. And his [...]
From Bush’s speech today: “Next week, we will launch a new Middle East television network called, Alhurra — Arabic for “the free one.” The network will broadcast news and movies and sports and entertainment and educational programming to millions of people across the region. Through all these efforts, we are telling the people in the [...]
The US army has apologized for killing an Iraqi child. He looked like Saddam’s Deputy–without the moustache, they said.
Sharon’s Favorite US Senator (Well, he has many, but this one, he adores).
Iraqi Insurgency Is as Lethal as Ever Since Hussein’s Capture
Rumsfeld: More Time Needed for WMD Search. He is certain that they will be found by the year 209981983491.
Mother of 3 loses fight to stay in U.S. Treatment of a Palestinian illegal immigrant represents what Muslims and Arab-Americans in U.S. say they hate about immigration policy
France: No Data to Back U.S. Terror Fears; US: Who needs Data?
This is the (il)Logic of Paul Wolfowitz. He says: “Iraq Attacks Show U.S. Efforts Succeeding”. Does that mean that US failure means no attacks? I am very confused. Please help me. Someone.
Richard Perle speaks at charity said to have terror links.
In a former presidential palace, Iraqi workers are welding steel plates to the vulnerable vehicles in an effort to protect GIs on patrol in Baghdad
Iraqis are learning the deadly cost of working for the US
Shelve Israel trade deal, say British MPs
The Origins of Occidentalism By IAN BURUMA. He makes some sensible points–only one or two, maximum, but when he refers to Middle East rulers (those who are targeted by fundamentalists) as “the liberals, reformists, and secular rulers” I get mad. Who are the “secular” rulers of the Middle East? Where are they? I have not [...]
The nationalities of Guantanamo’s prisoners.
One of the worst, and most ruthless, Saudi Princes is Prince Nayif, Minister of Interior. This is from the BBC: Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef Bin Abdul-Aziz has said that the 251 pilgrims trampled to death during the Hajj “met their fate”. He also added that the Hajj this year was a “great success.” And [...]
So they have this Egyptian political scientist on AlJazeera. One of those who believe that Newsweek Magazine contains all what you need to know about world affairs. So he was talking about something, and then said: And the very famous and prominent American economist Goldman Sachs has himself said…(But in fairness to him, he did [...]
TWIN brothers who lead a gang of luxury-car thieves in Malaysia have reportedly been making generous donations to orphanages and other charities.