Archive for December 7, 2006
Nasrallah’s Speech. People have asked me–and my sister pushed me–to write something on Nasrallah’s speech. I did not watch the whole thing. I am on the road, so I watched the news excerpts on New TV. I then read the full text. I was surprised. Hizbullah has decided to get firm and decisive with their [...]
Fatfatism on Wikipedia: to stay or not to stay (you may enter the fray) (thanks Amer)
“Incoming U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told a Senate committee on Thursday that Israel has nuclear weapons, and that this partially explains Iran’s motiviation to acquire nuclear weapons. “They are surrounded by powers with nuclear weapons – Pakistan to their east, the Russians to the north, the Israelis to the west and us in [...]
Hariri rag prints those picture from downtown Beirut to show the backwardness of the area under the “invasion” of poor people. I looked at the pictures and thought: this is better than the downtown Beirut invaded by rich Lebanese and rich Arabs. At least it looks real.
There is a tiny organization in Lebanon called Harakat Al-Yasar Ad-Dimuqrati. It is widely known to be one of the many tools of Hariri Inc in Lebanon. As a reward for its submissiveness, the organization was awarded a seat in parliament. Here, a “leader” of the organization (which has more than 14 members–maybe 16) laments [...]
Today, Bush asked Syria to support the “Sonora government.”