Archive for January 26, 2008
Khalid Mish`al, the liar: in the footsteps of Arafat. Here, Mish`al (the leader of Hamas) tells the mouthpiece of Prince Salman that he assured the Egyptian regime that the Palestinians are not mad at it. Oh, no, o Mish`al. The Palestinians are angry at the Albanian regime over Gaza, not the Egyptian regime. Thanks for [...]
Goerge Habash is dead: the revolutionary ascetic. I was very sad all day today. I would feel my tears on my face every time I would see his pictures on Arab TV stations which reported on his death. I told part of the story here before: on the first time I met Habash in Beirut [...]
From the era of George Habash to the era of David Petraeus. I am not making this up. I watched a rather brief report on the life of George Habash on Aljazeera (Arabic), and then switched to Al-Arabiya TV. Not only did AlArabiya ignore Habash’s death in that broadcast, but they were airing a lengthy [...]
Only a month ago I mentioned the story of my first meeting with George Habash when I was still in high school.
George Habash is dead. Too sad to say more now.
The religio-political demagogue, Khalid Mish`al (leader of the lousy Hamas organization) spoke to New TV. He said that the Palestinians are not angry with Arab regimes, and that he is grateful to Husni Mubarak. Mish`al is another Dahlan in the making–with a religious garb.
“On his perceived image as an impotent leader in thrall to the U.S. administration, Karzai, said he was willing to shoulder insults in return for U.S. assistance….”The U.S administration has helped Afghanistan and if we are called puppets, or if I am called a puppet because we are grateful to America, then let that be [...]
Sectarian polarization is so acute in Lebanon that during the funeral of the security person who was assassinated the crowd chanted “the blood of Sunnis is really boiling, boiling.”
“Barack Obama’s Middle East Expert” (thanks Amer)