Archive for December 9, 2005
“The Disappointing Trajectory of Amir Peretz” (thanks Laleh)
“There are 17,000 Lebanese missing from the civil war. Are we to dig them all up?” (Personally, I am in favor. I am also in favor of holding war crimes trial for all Lebanese war criminals (Sunnis, Maronites, Shi`ites, Druzes, Greek Orthodox, etc). In fact, barring that, Lebanon will never recover. It never will).
“Al-Qa’ida operative ‘lied about links with Iraq to avoid torture’”
“Two lawmakers have accused the British government of a cover-up for refusing to admit that Britain helped launch Israel’s nuclear program in 1959 by secretly selling a batch of heavy water – a key ingredient in producing weapons-grade materials.”
“Calls grow for withdrawal of Nobel prize: The critics accuse Professor Aumann – a member of the hawkish thinktank, Professors for a Strong Israel, which believes the Jewish state should retain the occupied territories – of using his mathematical theories to promote his political views. “Aumann uses his analysis to justify the Israeli occupation and [...]
“The US has used torture for decades. All that’s new is the openness about it”
“How planespotters turned into the scourge of the CIA”
Israeli gun and a pro-Palestinian olive branch.
So, who is the terrorist?
“U.S. Military Probing Video Of Road Violence: British Contractors Appear To Shoot at Iraqi Civilians” (Kofi Annan nominates the contractors for the Nobel Peace Prize).
A really good critique of the Gemayyel dynasty by Albert Farhat.
The good thing is this. Despite what you hear, and despite what you read, there are still secular leftists in the Arab world. Read this by Khalid Saghiyyah and this by Husam `Itani.
This poster has a picture of the former puppet Defense Minister (installed by the Macedonian occupiers of Iraq) under the title: “Thieves.”
(Sparks of) War on Lebanese college campus. Lebanese Forces on the campus of Lebanese University issued a flyer (top) attacking Hizbullah. Hizbullah responded (above). These are only the symptoms of the new Lebanon. Brace yourselves. (thanks to Jamal for sending them to me)
Banquet scene from the Shah-Nama (Shiraz, 1444).
I told you that Al-Arabiyya TV has really been trying hard to please US/Israel. Some have taken notice.
“The Lost John Lennon Interview (1971)”