Archive for November 21, 2007
My article in Al-Akhbar: “The Left and Religious Movements”
“Dr. Mustafa Al-Barghouthi, a lawmaker and the secretary-general of the Palestinian national initiative, on Wednesday said that the IOA is exercising the policy of “revolving doors”, explaining that the number of Palestinian people kidnapped by its troops during the last two months was more than the number of prisoners it promised the PA to release.” [...]
“At Jets Game, a Halftime Ritual of Harassment” (thanks Ema)
Ericcson paid Jamal Khaddam, son of `Abdul-Halim Khaddam, 4 millions to help them in Lebanon. (thanks anonymous)
You have to read the New York Times’ obituary of Ian Smith. Read the last two paragraphs. You clearly get the impression that the writer is sympathetic with the racist argument of Smith.
I heard the Jordanian Interior Minister, `Id Al-Fayiz, speak. What a gifted man. He said that the parliamentary “elections” in Jordan were characterized by “smoothness, honesty, and transparency” and that they were conducted at the “highest level of neutrality and precision”–whatever that means. Jordan is a country where I harbor the same hostility and contempt [...]
…off to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Returning on Saturday.