Archive for December 3, 2006
Tunisian human rights activist, Munsif Al-Marzuqi is being persecuted by the Tunisian police state. You know why you will not read about him in the US press.
I found one sentence by Blanford that I agree with (but notice how he ends the article): “The Bush administration, which fully endorsed the mass street protests of 22 months ago that brought down the pro-Syrian government of then Prime Minister Omar Karami, has likened the Hizbullah-led equivalent to a “coup” attempt.”
When I want brilliant insights on foreign affairs, I turn to Fareed Zakaria. I mean, look how profound this thought is: “In addition, the policies that the United States has in place are at best inadequate. We have tried to handle Afghanistan with an Afghan strategy. But it is now clear that the only way [...]
Jimmy Carter called anti-Semite on live TV. He explains how much he loves Israel.
“Videotape Offers a Window Into a Terror SuspectÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Isolation”
““I like living here because I don’t fit into the bad side of American psychology. The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans,” the 34-year-old added.” (But I thought that the Lebanonese people are the most civilized in the world!)
Fu’ad Sanyurah (who was educated in the British cities of Sidon and Beirut) is still affecting a fake British accent. Today, he pronounced the word “here” as “hiarrr.”
Fu’ad Sanyurah (his opponent shown above) loses big in Venezuela.
Iyad `Allawi is back…from London. For months, `Allawi (former puppet prime minister/car bomber/Saddam’s henchman/embezzler-in-Yemen) has been in London. He says that he is there for his medical check-up. His annual physical has lasted for more than 4 months now. He has been giving interviews though. Today on Al-Jazeera, he produced what we all have been [...]
“Bush Is Weighing Options for New Strategy in Iraq” (Let me translate for you: Bush is flipping coins for a new strategy).
Don’t Cry for Me O Sanyurah: Here, Haaretz sheds tears over Sanyurah.
“The smuggling of weapons from Syria to Hezbollah, according to Military Intelligence, has resumed and is proceeding at full steam. Southern Lebanon is being rebuilt with Iranian money and the Hezbollah guerrillas, who do not appear now in public wearing fatigues and carrying weapons, are moving about uninterrupted.”
Israel hoping to rescue Sanyurah.
“Iran yesterday shut down access to some of the world’s most popular websites. Users were unable to open popular sites including Amazon.com and YouTube following instructions to service providers to filter them.”
I only found one picture in one newspaper of the clashes in Beirut yesterday.
Madawi Rashid on Saudi policy toward Iraq.
Class analysis of downtown Beirut.
Israeli occupation troops continue to kill Palestinians. This one (Jamil Al-Jabaji) was 15.
Does somebody have a subscription? I would like to read an article on the image of Israel published on the front page of The Jewish Chronicle.
The crux of the matter (by Khalid Saghiyyah)