Archive for February 16, 2008
Nuclear fatwawawawa: Shaykh of Al-Azhar, took time from his busy schedule of book burning, to proclaim that any state may obtain nuclear technology provided it used for “good.”
Much of the leaks in Syrian and Hamas media are pointing to a role by Jordanian mukhabarat in the assassination of `Imad Mughniyyah.
Did people notice that Walid Jumblat referred to the Hariri “dynasty” in his speech this week?
Ibrahim Al-Ja`fari, former puppet prime minister of Iraq, told AlJazeera TV that Iraqi military commanders and “academics”–kid you not–will decide the duration of US presence in Iraq. (Nobody in the news spoke about the ties between Ibrahim Al-Ja`fari and `Imad Mughniyyah during the Da`wah years). I have to run: there is breaking news on Al-Jazeera [...]
“Arab families living in Israel are four times likelier than their Jewish counterparts to live in poverty, according to a report published Saturday by the Mossawa Advocacy Center for Arab Citizens in Israel.”
Abu Mazen’s Minister of Demagoguery, Sa’ib `Urayqat, said on AlJazeera (Arabic) TV that the “American referee” should determine who is violating the agreements between Israel and the Palestinians. (After the interview, AlJazeera resumed its wall-to-wall coverage of Danish cartoons).
Amal militia and Hariri militia are fighting in the streets of Beirut. When you watch such a clash between those sectarian forces, you understand how Henry Kissinger felt about the Iran-Iraq war. You don’t want any side to win, or you want both sides to lose.
Make no mistake about it: we live in colonial times. Notice this headline in the New York Times: “U.S. Struggles to Tutor Iraqis in Rule of Law.”
What is up with AlJazeera? They just had a discussion on operations to “Christianize” Algeria by Western intelligence agencies. I kid you not.
Why am I on the email list of the Syndicate of Dentists in Aleppo?