Archive for September 25, 2004
Ali removes a Pillar placed by Solomon in a Cave and releases a supply of good water (Shiraz, 1480).
Children ‘among airstrike victims’ in Iraq.
`Allawi thanks US: Iraqi civilian casualties mounting.
More Iraqis killed by U.S. than by terror: Civilian deaths are undermining efforts to win over people.
News from another sham “liberation”: Many Voters Express Fear of Violence, Manipulation in 1st Presidential Race in Afghanistan.
“Less than four months before planned national elections in Iraq, attacks against U.S. troops, Iraqi security forces and private contractors number in the dozens each day and have spread to parts of the country that had been relatively peaceful, according to statistics compiled by a private security firm working for the U.S. government.”
Iraqi puppet (in)justice: Chalabi Counterfeiting Charges Dropped.
Much of the U.S. aid for rebuilding isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t entering the economy, drained by the insurgency, profits for contractors and salaries for foreigners.
“US efforts to win over the world’s Muslims via news broadcasts, cultural exchanges, and other initiatives to explain American policies to skeptical audiences abroad are uncoordinated and underfunded, and risk sending contradictory messages about US intentions.” (Their figures, however, on the “popularity” of AlHurra and Sawa are so inflated and not credible).
Civilians die in US ground and air attack on bases in Fallujah.
Zionism is also about theft: “Israel is continuing to expropriate territory in the West Bank, under the guise of “state lands” to expand settlements, data from the Civil Administration shows.”
“Palestinians who have scratched a living for generations in the desert defend their biblical way of life.”
The Janjaweed thugs are back: “After a murderous rampage which has left around 50,000 dead and a further 1.4 million homeless, there are growing fears that Sudan’s government-sponsored Arab militias are involved in a covert operation to force displaced people back into the homes they have fled, to divert international attention from the crisis.”
An Iraqi terrorist child picked up from the rubble of a house dstroyed by US bombs in Fallujah.
“Zarqawi has method in his madness.” But the writer overstated his case here. I only see disgust and revulstion toward Zarqawi in the Arabic press.
Amazing discovery by the US government: there is more than one Muslim by the name Yusuf. “The Cat Stevens incident has its origins in a spelling mistake.”
Profiles in Cowardice: “CBS News has shelved a “60 Minutes” report on the rationale for war in Iraq because it would be “inappropriate” to air it so close to the presidential election, the network said on Saturday.”