Archive for October 23, 2004
By Mustafa Farrukh (A contemporary Lebanese artist born in Beirut in the year 1901.)
Iraq veterans open up on mishandling of war.
Wounded by US bombs in Fallujah. He was mistaken for Abu Mus`ab Az-Zarqawi (same height and features).
Liberal Hawk Down.
“So who is Mr. [Mansoor] Ijaz?”
Estimates by U.S. See More Rebels With More Funds.
Fighting Words For A Secular America.
Only for those who enjoy fruit pies.
An excellent article: The Truth About Muslims.
Tariq Ali v. Christopher Hitchens: A Debate. (Ali was much better in a previous debate on the same program).
“Alan Dershowitz: Legally and morally both Israel and the United States would have the right to launch preemptive strikes against Iran’s nuclear program.”
“Hey Irshad, Your 15 Minutes Are Up.”
After Terror, a Secret Rewriting of Military Law.
Here, Henry Kissinger asks the Israeli Ambassador whether the US should veto a UN resolution.
Sen. Levin’s investigation into the Iraq-Al-Qa`idah “links.”
Moustache or no Moustache? When you follow present-day Iraqi political culture, you notice a big rift between “the inside Iraqis” and the “outside Iraqis” who came with US tanks to Iraq. Inside Iraqis seem very insistent on the need for an Iraqi political leadership that comprises individuals who suffered under Saddam’s brutal rule and the [...]
From the poem Last Prayer by Palestinian poet Mahmud Darwish (my translation): It appears to me that my life is short and that I am a tourist on earth and that the girlfriend of my drunken heart will cheat if I am away from her that she will drink wine and write poetry for somebody [...]