Archive for February 24, 2006
Lebanonization of the world. Finally, somebody pointing out the lies of LBC-TV when they–among other instances–made a non-Lebanese a Lebanese just because he is “rich and famous.” Here, Lebanese journalist Samir `Atallah writes about Elia Kazan.
Just watch. Do I really need to comment?
Atwar Bahjat was killed yesterday in Samarra’. She was for years a correspondent for Aljazeera before defecting recently to AlArabiyya. I did not know her but very much liked her reporting and her excellent command of the Arabic language. She was a poet, and it showed in her use of language.
This Iraqi is reacting to his “liberation” by Bush.
“Liberated” by the Bush Doctrine in Iraq.
Thunder Storm on Narragansett Bay, 1868. Martin Johnson Heade.
“FBI officials who were interrogating terrorism suspects at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in 2002 and 2003 strenuously objected to aggressive techniques the military was using and believed they could be illegal, according to FBI memos released yesterday.”
“The popular response to Iraq’s latest atrocities has been to blame the occupation, not rival sects”
“Hours after a commercial plane struck the Pentagon on September 11 2001 the US defence secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, was issuing rapid orders to his aides to look for evidence of Iraqi involvement, according to notes taken by one of them. “Hard to get good case. Need to move swiftly,” the notes say. “Near term target [...]
“Paul Avrich, a historian of the anarchist movement that played a role in the Russian Revolution and flourished in America in the 19th and early 20th centuries, died on Feb. 16 at Mount Sinai Hospital. He was 74 and lived in Manhattan….The subjects of his books included the Kronstadt naval base rebellion of 1921, an [...]
Shot by Israeli occupation soldiers. US media don’t even notice that Israeli occupation troops have not stopped their killing of Palestinians.