Archive for August 18, 2005
Are they not kind and nice? Tell the truth. “Israeli Army Uses Gentle Force to Remove Gaza Protestors.”
“The White House on Thursday praised Israel’s pullout from the Gaza Strip as a bold move that will strengthen ties between Israel and the United States.” You can sleep better now. Good night.
“U.S. Diplomat Is Named in Secrets Case”. Arab diplomats and officials who dealt with him often complained about his hostility and arrogance in dealing with Arabs. In order for the New York Times to abslove him in the scandal that involves passing secret information to AIPAC, it had to rely on “neutral and objective” observers. [...]
For those who care, this is a review article (The Islam Industry) that I had published in The Middle East Journal last year. It is reprinted in this site (I do not endorse the site).
Sushar Rosky–lest she dies namelessly–is a Sri Lankan maid who killed herslf by hanging early morning yesterday in Sidon in Lebanon.The Ugly (real) Face of Lebanon: This is the real Lebanon: the real Lebanon is a place of hate, sectarian animosities, and blatant racism deeply rooted in delusions about non-existent grandeur. The real Lebanon is [...]
At `Imad’s 250-year old house in Jummayzah.
`Imad, at the Jummayzah stair way. The person to the right is the Mukhtar of Jummayzah.
“Former Iraqi prisoners claim in a BBC program to be broadcast today that British troops abused and humiliated them in the aftermath of the US-led invasion in March 2003. The fresh allegations fuelled suspicion that the Army was following a policy of “systematic abuse and torture” when dealing with Iraqi detainees.”
Prisons of “liberation”: “Responding to an appeal for more forces in Iraq to help manage a rising number of detainees, the Pentagon is dispatching an additional 700 troops from 82nd Airborne Division, defense officials said yesterday.”
“Liberation” continues: “THE number of dead Iraqi civilians counted at the Baghdad morgue hit 1100 in July, the highest toll in recent history, a British newspaper reported today, blaming the daily violence.The Independent said the figure was just 700 short of the total number of US soldiers killed in Iraq since April 2003, after the [...]
An Iraqi woman in “liberated” Iraq yesterday.
Disregard her tears: she is a Palestinian. Her son was shot by an Israeli colonial settler yesterday–the same colonial settlers who are covered heroically in the US media.