Kissinger purged Arabist from State Department, and US is paying the price

16 10 2005

Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger, 1972. Rauchwetter/dba/Landov.Jennifer Bremer, a former State Department employee who was stationed in the Arab world and who studied Arab writes in the “Outlook” section in today’s Washington Post, writes about the lack of Arab speaking diplomats in the State Department and es writof the lack of interest from Arab American in joining the State Department. Read the rest of this entry »


Conservatives are out to eat George W. Bush alive

15 10 2005

Will Lester of the Associated Press write in an October 15 dateline, that domestic issues over take terrorism as the major concerns of American?
That is not so surprising given the big domestic mess we have in this country, especially after Katrina. Read the rest of this entry »


Free speech in time of war and campus police

6 10 2005

George Mason UniversityLast week, George Mason University police used strong armed tactics deserving of harden criminal posing real and clear danger to the police to arrest a silent war protestor who also happened to be a veteran of the US Air Force and a Pakistani Muslim.
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When joining Al-jazeera becomes a treasonable act!

4 10 2005

Al-Jazeera LogoDoes joining Al-jazeera new English network channel disqualify one from being a true patriot, verging on treason? I was quite surprised by the reaction I read today on AOL news section on the story of Josh Rushing joining Al-jazeera.

Josh Rushing, the former captain in the US Marine Corps announced that he is joining the new English Channel sponsored by Al-jazeera, that Arabic channel that made headlines and is giving the American media a run for its money. Read the rest of this entry »


Finally, and excellent choice from President Bush

30 09 2005

Judge John Roberts is sworn in as US Supreme Court Chief by US Supreme Cort Justice John Paul Stevens before his wife, Jane, and US President George Bush.With the selection of judge John Roberts as a Supreme Court Justice and then selecting him as the Chief Justice is perhaps the best and most qualified choice he ever made in his troubled presidency. One has to commend the President for his choice; it was simply excellent and outstanding. Congratulation Mr. Bush, finally after 5 years you made the right choice. Perhaps you should fire every one and start all over again. Read the rest of this entry »


IN search of the truth, journalists are jailed and killed

28 09 2005

journalists are jailed and killedTwo major stories that hit the freedom of speech and information in the heart. One is the jailing of award winning journalist Judith Miller of the New York Times for failing to disclose here sources, and the other the jailing of Al-Jazeera investigative journalist Taiseer Allouni for 7 years by Spain. Read the rest of this entry »


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