Archive for October, 2004
By Rafiq Sharaf (20th century).
Palestinians insist on living, to the dismay of Israel.
Helen Thomas: Bush Win Would Mean Dark Times: World Would Perceive Support For Preemptive War.
“Both Bush and Kerry have plans that depend on newly trained Iraqis. But insurgents are killing recruits, and infiltrating the forces.”
“A U.S. agent hidden under a head-to-toe veil on Sunday sparked fear of a suicide attack in the Afghan capital by fleeing from police who tried to search her.”
In Iraq: neither Bush nor Kerry seems popular.
The boring and unfunny Thomas Friedman wants to vote for: “the man who understands the necessity of using energetic U.S. diplomacy to make Israel more secure…”
Kerry and Bush Compete for the Role of Israel’s Best Friend.
Concern Rises in Pakistan of a War Without End.
Both Parties Are Getting Out the U.S. Vote in Israel.
Another kind of “liberation”? Koreans Quietly Introducing Jesus to Muslims in Mideast.
Indian farmers given firearms licences as an incentive to curb population growth.
Andrea Dworkin is voting.
The human casualties of Brazil’s rainforest disaster.
The competition between the Arabic news channels AlJazeera and AlArabiyya is getting to be silly and absurd. AlArabiyya for example would never admit that the Bin Laden tape aired on AlJazeera. It would only say that it aired on “several media and internet sites.” On the other hand, when AlArabiyya’s offices in Baghdad were bombed [...]
Sinan tells me that Kanan Makiyya will be the next Iraqi puppet ambassador in US. He is being rewarded for his accurate prediction that invading US forces in Iraq would be weclomed with “sweets and flowers.”
Guns and leaflets, but still no sign of the enemy.
The left is rising in…Uruguay, comrades.
By Lebanese artist Rafiq Sharaf (20th century). (He is very good, but tends to repeat himself).
George Bin Laden and Usamah W. Bush: Recent Bin Laden Tape and Republican Dirty Tricks Part II: Those who have been reading me here know that I am particularly skeptical and cynical about political life. So cynical and skeptical I am, that–unlike people who are only mildly cynical and skeptical and who are drawn to [...]