Archive for May 25, 2005
The Gleaner, August 1978. G. Baselitz.
“US terror laws ‘creating a new generation of the disappeared’”
Bush remakes the Middle East: Celebrate. “Security forces and violent gangs cracked down on dissenters yesterday as Egyptians voted in a constitutional referendum that opposition parties have denounced as a sham.”
Full text. Amnesty International Report 2005.
“Creationism: God’s gift to the ignorant”
“Laura Bush Endorses Mubarak’s Ballot Plan”His Step to stay tyrant for life Called ‘Very Bold’
“FBI Records Cite Quran Abuse Allegations”
“Balfour Declaration draft to be auctioned in NY”
The literary-political magazine, Al-Adab, has a new website. For those who care, past articles of mine can be accessed. Here, there is “Against Francophonie: The Falsity of Lebanese Culture“; and here there is “How do we Stay Arab, How do we Stay Human? Or, Challenging Globalization.”
Goons of Mubarak supervising free and democratic voting in Egypt.
Full text. “U.S. WEAPONS AT WAR 2005: PROMOTING FREEDOM OR FUELING CONFLICT? U.S. Military Aid and Arms Transfers Since September 11.” You have to see this table.
Did you extend your tongue at the King of Jordan? I am translating this item verbatim from Hariri’s newspaper, Al-Mustaqbal:“Former Jordanian deputy Dr. Riyadh An-Nawayisah appeared before the Court of The Security of the State in Amman the day before yesterday, accused of criticizing Jordanian King Abdullah, in the wake of the speech that he [...]
Mubarak of Egypt.
My name is the House of Saud, and I will be your servant forever, Uncle Sam. I can’t believe how hard the House of Saud is trying to please the US. They are mostly winning US approval by the incredible restructuring of the Arab media, almost all of which are Saudi-financed in one way or [...]
For US occupation soldiers in Iraq, that is what the Iraqi people are, at best. Numbers. Mere numbers.
Today is the 5th anniversary of the liberation of South Lebanon from brutal Israeli occupation. I send my congratulations to the people of South Lebanon–my people by birth–and beyond. Five years ago, my dissertation advisor, Michael Hudson, my sister Mirvat and I toured the entire region by car days after the day of liberation. I [...]