Archive for November 28, 2004
The Thames at Westminster (Westminster Bridge),1871. Monet.
Britain criticised over children in custody.
The dismissal of the Crown Prince in Jordan is quite significant. The rule of the King `Abdullah is striking as quite clumsy. His father was a shrewd tyrant; this one is a foolish tyrant. Husayn knew when to swing away from US (67 or 90 or whenever the interest of throne required it), this one [...]
Bhopal 20 years on: polluted water, chronic illness and little compensation. (Read Larry Everest’s definitive book on Bhopal).
For those who care, and are in the area: I will be talking about Arafat’s death and its consequences on Thursday, December 2nd at UC Berkeley, 7:00 pm. 251 Dwinelle.
“Israel shocked by image of soldiers forcing violinist to play at roadblock.” Angry Arab, having read extensively about Zionism, is not shocked at all.
Between the cannons of Bush and the knives of Zarqawi: That is how the able LBC-TV journalist Shadha `Amr introduced the discussion segment following the airing of Part II the (pro)Zarqawi “documentary” on LBC-TV. (The presenter on LBC (not `Amr of course) who typically has a lousy command of Arabic could not pronounce Rafadayn and [...]