Archive for August 24, 2005
The seat of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in Hayy Sursuq (you know how I feel about the Sursuq family now) in Beirut (or is it in Furn An-Nafidhah?)
A reposting of my plan for Iraq from last year.
“In Iraq Jail, Resistance Goes Underground: Escape Tunnel, Improvised Weapons Showcase Determination of Inmates”
Will be sent to Abu Ghraib: “Chinese Detainees Are Men Without a Country: 15 Muslims, Cleared of Terrorism Charges, Remain at Guantanamo With Nowhere to Go”
“Israel has asked the U.S. for two billions dollars to fund housing arrangements for the evacuated settlers as well as for the development of the Negev and the Galilee.”
“Bush tells Sunnis they must compromise to end deadlock over Iraq’s constitution” (Sunnis ask Bush if he wants French Fries with that)
“Olivia Newton-John has pleaded for information about the mysterious disappearance of her long-term boyfriend who went missing from his boat during an overnight fishing trip.” (She insisted on singing and he fled for his life)
“Palestinians can play the Israeli game”
More Israeli contributions to the “peace process”: “Israel Military Industries won a tender Tuesday for around $300 millionto supply the U.S. army with ammunition. IMI said this is their biggestammunition deal with the U.S. army to date.” (thanks Marc)
“The Matisse we never knew”
“Iraq is serving the same purpose as Afghanistan and Bosnia before it.”
Only in Lebanon: New TV is reporting that a rooster in Ba`albak laid eggs. The Lebanonese “nation” is quite proud and happy.
And this from NYT: “Americans continue dying in Iraq, but their mission creeps steadily downward. The nonexistent weapons of mass destruction dropped out of the picture long ago. Now the United States seems ready to walk away from its fine words about helping the Iraqis create a beacon of freedom, harmony and democracy for the [...]
Gary Milhollin , the director of the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control, is a man without credibility. He spends sleepless nights worrying about an Iranian nuclear threat that does not (not yet at least) exist, and yet he wants you to really find Israeli WMDs to be pleasurable and enjoyable. Once he was asked [...]
Sara Roy on Gaza Disengagement (thanks Beshara)