Archive for November 3, 2012

Stop the presses. Stop the presses. The Economist’s correspondent found a clean-shaven armed gang leader among the Syrian rebels

Economist correspondent continues her propaganda work for the Syrian armed gangs:  “Many rebels in Latakia are also relatively liberal in outlook. “Our fight is with the regime, not the Alawites,” says Abu Adnan, the clean-shaven leader of H…

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

how biased: Why are the Zionists getting dumber and dumber? I mean that.

“Sullivan also led a school-sponsored trip to Cairo where he only introduced his students to Arab political and religious leaders”.  Wow.  So he did not introduced his students IN EGYPT to Israeli and Chinese leaders?  That is bias for s…

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Bourgeouis democracy

All elections in the Arab world are but massive evidence of the correctness of Marxist rhetoric against the falsehood of bourgeois democracy. 

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Bourgeouis democracy

All elections in the Arab world are but massive evidence of the correctness of Marxist rhetoric against the falsehood of bourgeois democracy. 

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Sorel

E H Carr in his Studies in Revolution is right: what is distinctive about George Sorel is this brilliant mix of Marx and Nietzsche.

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Sorel

E H Carr in his Studies in Revolution is right: what is distinctive about George Sorel is this brilliant mix of Marx and Nietzsche.

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Livni and sex: fabrication

This story about Tzipi Livni and that she has admitted that she used sex during her work for Mossad is invented.  It was first published in this Egyptian newspaper but is not true.  In fact, she said the opposite in the original Hebrew interv…

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Nasrallah’s quotations in the Times–again

“The only problem is that the quote is in all likelihood a fabrication– as the London Review of Books determined.And it’s damning that the Times apparently demanded nothing from Shindler to back this statement up, even as Times editors demanded that S…

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Nasrallah’s quotations in the Times–again

“The only problem is that the quote is in all likelihood a fabrication– as the London Review of Books determined.And it’s damning that the Times apparently demanded nothing from Shindler to back this statement up, even as Times editors demanded that S…

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

NATO militias in Libya

“”Clustered in temporary housing in the nearby town of Tarhouna, Bani Walid’s displaced echoed their opponents, the rebels-turned militia fighters, telling stories of bitterness and deepening mistrust toward the other side. They complained of arbitr…

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

colonial secretary

“”As a passionate Zionist all his life and a philo-semite, Churchill has been under-recognised,” says Anthony Rosenfelder, a trustee of the Jerusalem Foundation, which is behind the project to commemorate the British leader.”"

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

colonial secretary

“”As a passionate Zionist all his life and a philo-semite, Churchill has been under-recognised,” says Anthony Rosenfelder, a trustee of the Jerusalem Foundation, which is behind the project to commemorate the British leader.”"

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

would not turn his back

“”As for the Mideast issue, Arthur and Rita — who have traveled to Israel several times and even met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu many years ago — have no doubt about where Obama’s loyalties lie. “He’s pro-Israel. He would never turn his back…

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

would not turn his back

“”As for the Mideast issue, Arthur and Rita — who have traveled to Israel several times and even met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu many years ago — have no doubt about where Obama’s loyalties lie. “He’s pro-Israel. He would never turn his back…

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

This is what I call a home-grown opposition

“He called it “a bit too harsh” for Washington “to throw away” the executive committee and the whole 310-member general assembly of the Syrian National Council.”

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

This is the most precise and decisive prediction: fortune tellers of Haim Saban

“”"It could go as promised, or it could be a train wreck,” said Salman Shaikh, the head of the Brookings Institution Doha Centre, which had helped arrange earlier opposition discussions that paved the way for the Doha meeting.”" (thanks Amir)

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Media of sons of Zayid

“Haaretz, the most sympathetic Israeli newspaper to the Palestinian cause”.    This is like describing Der Angriff as “the most sympathetic German newspaper to the Jewish cause.” (thanks Basim)

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Be careful Mrs. Clinton

“Mrs. Clinton has acknowledged that she has recommended individuals and organizations to be part of the new leadership structure. But there is a risk that the new group could be seen as an American-made entity.”

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

Contiually winning hearts and minds in Okinawa

“Japanese leaders reacted angrily on Friday after the police on Okinawa said an American Air Force serviceman was suspected of breaking into an apartment while drunk and punching a 13-year-old boy, just weeks after two American sailors were accused o…

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad

oil and gas arguments

Read this very long article on the “death” of Arab secularism.  There is a glaring omission: the role of oil and gas regimes in funding and sponsoring kooky Islamists everywhere around the world–and with US approval during the Cold War.

Posted on November 3, 2012 by As'ad