Archive for March 12, 2006
Hariri Fortune and Lebanon’s Foreign Debt: I was just reading the Forbes list of billionaires. The Hariri fortune has grown substantially. As you may remember, Jihad Al-Khazen–to his credit–called on Rafiq Hariri when he started his political career to put his wealth in a blind trust, as did Nasib Lahhud. Hariri refused. Somebody should chart [...]
The “reformer” was in Beirut. Jamal Husni Mubarak arrived to Lebanon on a private jet with his fance. They shopped until they…hopped back on the plane.
So a high-ranking Hamas delegation arrives in Saudi Arabia. Did the Hamas delegation go there to learn about good governance, integrity, liberation, revolutionism, militancy, and care for the Palestinians and poor people in general from the House of Saud? It is a legitimate question.
Before flying to London (how can people travel to ME on non-stop flights?), I was able to watch AlJazeera’s Hiwar Maftuh on Lebanon. There was an itnerview with sectarian war criminal, Walid Jumblat: again, he gets more and more pathetic and desperate by the day. He really think that the US will invade Syria in [...]