Archive for December 5, 2004
Antibes Seen from the Plateau Notre-Dame, 1888. Monet.
War is good…for defense industries.
Fallujans Pose Challenge to Iraq [puppet] Gov’t. I wonder why.
Images of Fighting in Fallujah Compel at Different Levels.
Battling a disease of poverty and ignorance.
Angry Arab with Afaf Kanafani in my Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East class last Friday. I strongly recommend her book Nadia: Captive of Hope. (thanks Jenn).
Pakistani dictator locates Bin Laden: “He might be anywhere,” he says. US troops were immediately dispatched to catch him.
A Saudi dissident group (with ties to inside the kingdom) is reporting that Saudi Arabia has invited Jordanian troops into the kingdom to help fight dissent.
So [Not] Grand Ayatollah Sistani thinks that playing chess is more harmful for Iraqis than the brutal US occupation.
Egyptian dictator, Husni Mubarak, is becoming aware of his country’s strong opposition to his attempt to create a political dynasty. To help pave the ground for his son to inherit him, he has increased the pace of his services to Israel/US in recent weeks. The release of Israeli spy `Azzam `Azzam and his exchange with [...]
US giant’s defence on Bhopal could be undermined by company papers.
What Americans call “liberation” UN envoy calls a “mess.”
Support US right to commit war crimes: “The US government is quietly threatening to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars of foreign aid aimed at combating terrorism, resolving conflicts, and building democracy unless countries agree to shield Americans from prosecution at the UN permanent war crimes tribunal.”
The American police state of…Fallujah.
Vanunu: Israeli nukes push neighbor states to get atomic arms.
A refugee child waiting for food north of Dharfur.
The Nascar Nightly News: Anchorman Get Your Gun.
TV viewing habits in Saudi Arabia (thanks Muhammad).