Archive for August 16, 2004
Plaque reprÃƒÂ©sentant la mosquÃƒÂ©e de la Mekke XVIIe siÃƒÂ¨cle (Turquie, Iznik)
Sudanese dictator promoted himself to field marshall from lieutenant general.
A rash of insurgent attacks have made Iraq’s roads too dangerous for truckers to drive, threatening supply lines.
Inside Al-QaedaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Hard Drive.
“Relatives of the U.S. soldier who sounded the alarm about abuse of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison said on Monday the family was living in protective custody because of death threats against them.”
And this in a right-wing UK newspaper: “Now the Iraqi police threaten journalists, and the insurgents welcome them.”
For those who follow American politics, this is significant: Bush, Kerry close in N.C.
“Civilians, who are paid $11.25 an hour, dress up in traditional Arab garb while taunting and tricking troops in a fake Iraqi town.”
An untelevised revolution.
In defense of torture.
City of defiance.
1.7m face hunger in Indonesia.
FBI ‘harassing’ protesters.
FBI accused of concealing link to mercenary jailer in Afghanistan.
Gaza: Death and destruction across the divide.
Make no mistake about it. If Iraq was not the debacle and mess that it has become, the neo-conservatives would have aimed their guns at Syria and Iran.
Christopher Hitchens has become an unabashed advocate for the colonization of Muslim lands–and I told him so in our Radio debate last year. His bigotry against Islam is undisguised now. You have to read his piece from Pakistan in Vanity Fair last year. And here, he talks about Edward Said. Notice how important Said’s Christianity [...]
This is the “war on terrorism” in Iraq. A US soldier searches a terrorist suspect.