Archive for August 8, 2004
Sistani in London: Some of you have sent me the analysis by Juan Cole of Sistani’s London trip. While I respect Juan’s knowledge on Shi`ite matters (although I do not necessarily always agree with his political interpretations–but than again I do not agree with anybody, and barely with myself sometimes) this particular post is based [...]
`Ali Farzat is a Syrian artist. He is (in my opinion) the most gifted political cartoonist in the Arab world. He started publishing a witty satirical weekly (Ad-Dumari) a few years ago, but it was closed down by the government. A book of his political cartoons will soon be published in US by Cune Press.