Archive for May 3, 2006
Terrorist art? “Brandeis University pulls Palestinian art from exhibit”. Brandeis. That is where the “sweets-and-flowers” professor teaches Arab studies.
I really strongly believe that some human rights organizations and civic associations in the US follow the lead, and adhere to the standards of the US government when they survey foreign countries. Look at this list of most censoring countries by Committee to Protect Journalists: “North Korea is followed by Burma, Turkmenistan, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, [...]
It seems that only Bush is making progress: “Experts fear Pakistan is losing fight against an Islamist militant revolt in its tribal belt.”
“Gangs claim their turf in Iraq” (thanks John)
Iraqi president-under-foreign occupation on how the US government pressured the Kurds to “cooperate with Saddam.”
Boating on the Seine, about 1879-80. Renoir.
Red Flags Over Beirut: Communist flags during May 1st demonstration in Beirut.