Archive for May 14, 2008

Here, Saudi sleaze website (which is banned in Saudi Arabia, but Saudi Arabia often bans Saudi-funded media), elaph published what it said was an interview with journalist John Bradley. But John tells me that it was made up, and that he never gave an interview to them, and never spoke to them. (David Ignatius calls […]

Posted on May 14, 2008 by As'ad

Thomas Friedman: he thinks that the Hariri camp in Lebanon is feminist and progressive (or even Marxist?). This is fascinating. Thomas Friedman is now offering labels to the media in the Arab world, although he can’t understand a word of what he is watching. He does use the word “shukran” when appearing on Arab media–I […]

Posted on May 14, 2008 by As'ad