Archive for November 4, 2006
…off to Virginia. I will speak Monday night on US media coverage of the Middle East at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, and I will speak Tuesday night at the College of William and Mary on the Bush Doctrine and the Middle East. Please remember to caramelize during my absence. Back Wednesday night.
” French accused of complicity in genocide that killed a million in Rwanda”
Adopting the language of the Western colonizer: “Egyptian FM condemns IDF offensive in Gaza as ‘excessive’”
This is Zionism: “A 12-year-old girl was killed Saturday evening by Israel Defense Forces sniper fire in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanun, bringing to 27 the Palestinian death toll in Gaza since the start of the weekend. The IDF said that Isra Nasser, who died of head wounds, had been shot by [...]
“India grounds hostesses who are ‘too fat to fly’”
If it is up to me, I would not cover the trial of Saddam for at least 2 reasons:1) I don’t care what happens to Saddam. The Iraqi people deserve to punish Saddam for his crimes; 2) you can’t take seriously any legal or political process in a country under foreign occupation. These processes have [...]
I watched an interview (from a few months ago) on NBN TV with Fathi Yakan (the Islamic fundamentalist thinker from Tripoli). He said that the Israeli lobby was behind the abolishment of the caliphate in 1924. I hope that Mersheimer and Walt disagree.
“The Bush administration has told a federal judge that terrorism suspects held in secret CIA prisons should not be allowed to reveal details of the “alternative interrogation methods” that their captors used to get them to talk.”
Yesterday, Israeli occupation troops shot at unarmed Palestinian women. Watch how US newspapers justified Israeli killings:LA Times: “Hamas militants flee Gaza mosque aided by women”NY Times: “Israelis Fire on Marchers Aiding Gaza Gunmen, Killing 2″Washington Post: “At Least 14 Palestinians Die in Israeli Raids”
“Perle goes so far as to say that, if he had his time over, he would not have advocated an invasion of Iraq: “I think if I had been delphic, and had seen where we are today, and people had said, ‘Should we go into Iraq?,’ I think now I probably would have said, ‘No, [...]
Who said that US puppets are not loved by their people? “In a rare venture outside his heavily fortified palace, Afghan President Hamid Karzai grabbed a loaf of bread from a Kabul restaurant on Thursday and shared it and shook hands with shopkeepers on the streets of the capital…This was only the third time he [...]