Archive for January 14, 2007
The other side of Dubai.
“The Palestinians were less impressed. For all Mr Kollek’s promises, East Jerusalem, with nearly a third of the city’s residents, never got more than around 10% of the municipal budget.”
“Mr Livingstone looks forward to seeing the Saudi royal family Ã¢â‚¬Å“swinging from lamp posts””. (You disagree with that?)
If there is a more unprincipled person it must be Jalal Talbani–the man who at one point was a close ally of Saddam Husayn. In the same week, he can appear as a Marxist and as a right-wing reactionary; as an ostensible opponent of the death penalty, and as a leading member of a government [...]
I am in Toronto now, but could not resist posting this. I mean, look at this. Would you Chirac greet heads of states from Africa as warmly? Would he greet mini-Hariri–would he even let me into the vicinity of his office–if he were to lose his fortune?PS So I was told that a Zionist group [...]