Archive for January 3, 2013

Zionist hoodlums don’t want peace in Syria, damn it

“”If regional powers change course, opting seriously for negotiations to stop the bloodshed and build peace, the diplomatic challenge will be enormous. At this late date, such an attempt would be a long shot at best — and would likely prolong the S…

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

guru of the Syrian "revolution"

“”The tycoon was forced to moor his white luxury yacht Eclipse just a stone’s throw away from the huge blue ship owned by Qatar’s Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. And with the two yachts anchored side by side …

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

Almost withdrawal from Afghanistan

“”Gen. John R. Allen, the senior American commander in Afghanistan, has submitted military options to the Pentagon that would keep 6,000 to 20,000 American troops in Afghanistan after 2014, defense officials said on Wednesday.”"

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

largely empty area with…60,000 Palestinians!!!!!!!!!

“”Israel has used largely empty areas of the West Bank for military bases, firing ranges and maneuvers since shortly after it captured the territory in 1967, marking off large areas for exclusive use of the military and bringing frequent complaints …

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

Youtube videos on Syria

Amir sent me this:  “I looked at the Syrian youtube snuff movie with horror (  ). It looked odd though. Why would someone want to display this cruelty. Showing the end-result would be enough to scare the potential opponent but this movie s…

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

Wheat looting in Syria

“ASIA/SYRIA – Archbishop Hindo’s appeals to the Iraqi Premier al-Maliki and FAO: our wheat looted and sold to the Turkish” (thanks Gabriela)

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

Some news on Syria from Ali

Ali, Angry Arab’s chief correspondent in Turkey sent me this:”I have sent you some interesting news. Here you are:1) Zionist bandits:As she travelled home from her triumph, Israeli border guards have seized the trophy of a Palestinian school girl who…

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

Khaled Fahmy on Egyptian Jews

Khaled Fahmy provides a careful and fair assessment of Egyptian Jews but he is way off in his references to the Arab nationalist discourse on Arab Jews and clearly confuses Muslim Brotherhood anti-Jewishness with Arab nationalist rhetoric.   …

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

Hizbullah after Asad

“will support Sunni forces, including the Muslim Brotherhood, in Lebanese politics. If Hizbullah can’t replenish its stock of rockets, its geopolitical significance could decline, even as that of the Sunni Muslim Brotherhood rises.”  But Juan: …

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

Libya under the rule of NATO rebels

“An explosion rocked a Christian Coptic church near the western Libyan city of Misrata on Sunday, killing two people and wounding two others, all of them Egyptians, an Egyptian diplomat told AFP.”

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad

Yemen’s Green Zone

From Ahmet in Tunisia:  “Asad, when the US steers democratization : ” Welcome to the Sanaa Sheraton! It’s now officially part of an expanded US Embassy estate that some are calling Yemen’s “Green Zone,” the plush, heavily guarded civilia…

Posted on January 3, 2013 by As'ad