Archive for April 2, 2004
I watched excerpts of the Friday sermon by Muqtada As-Sadr on Al-Manar TV (the TV of Hizbullah). There was a very marked shift in the discourse of As-Sadr. He spoke very very reverentially of Hasan Nasrallah (the Secretary-General of Hizbullah (Party of God), and declared that he will turn his force into “a strike” force [...]
Powell blames CIA, CIA blames Defense, Defense blames Powell, Powell blames CIA, CIA blames Iraqi scientists, and Iraqi scientists (in US custody) are not allowed to face the press. I say, when all fails, just blame Abu Mus`ab Az-Zarqawi, and if he is dead, blame his cousin, Peter Az-Zaraqawi. And the truth shall set you [...]
“Bremer has destroyed my country”
A stretched Pentagon is sending unfit soldiers back to Iraq long before they are ready to serve again
“women in 84 percent of Spanish households always or usually do the laundry, or that in 73 percent of the households they always or usually prepare the next day’s meals, according to a 2002 survey by Spain’s Center for Sociological Research. And what about help-wanted ads that routinely specify that only attractive women under the [...]
Although suicide rates around the world are about three times higher for men than women, evidence is mounting that in developing countries in Asia, suicide is far more common among young women than men.
In 2001 and 2002, Prince Bandar, his wife or his aides withdrew more than $20 million in cash from their personal accounts
Publicist Hired to Tell Iraqis of Democracy
The Merciful Occupation: One (US) tank rumbles through Baghdad with “Bloodlust” painted on its barrel. Another says “Kill them all.”
Mercenaries ‘R’ U.S.
A Secret World of Security in Iraq. It is secret, don’t tell anybody.
Evidence that Mel Gibson may have increased American anti-Semitism.
So this is the company that provides those “civilian” contract workers in Iraq. Can you tell me what they do?
“Paul Wolfowitz, Donald Rumsfeld’s deputy at Defense, fidgeted and scowled. Hadley asked him if he was all right. “Well, I just don’t understand why we are beginning by talking about this one man bin Laden,” Wolfowitz responded. I answered as clearly and forcefully as I could: “We are talking about a network of terrorist organizations [...]
Do you want a boring website? Try this new Syrian Ba`th Party site.
A cleric in Fallujah on Friday condemned the mutilation of four slain American contractors
A neo-Nazi is invited to speak in Bahrain. Here you may read about his background. (thanks Jason) And David Duke gave “lectures” in the gulf region last year, and was greeted as a “celebrity” and interviewed on Al-Jazeera.