This is especially dedicated to my friend Kamal who always hoped for the appearance of popular progressive changes in Lebanon. Education is where we start as you always said Kam. Check out this highly informative article on Lebanon’s school system. As for Anonymous I’m practically sure it is a white caucasian French/Irish/German/English/etc dear friend of […]
Today Juan Cole posted on his Blog the following insighfully well-wrapped up and compact text: Several high-profile FBI investigations, in which substantial progress have been made, may well have been put on hold by the Bush administration for political reasons. That is, it has been alleged to me that the White House may have leaned […]
Hey anonymous, check out this article that puts the spying case more into perspective. The conflict is age-old, between the Pentagon and the State department, as I am sure you already know. But this does not mean that there was no spying or that US policy circles that does not blindly swear by Israel are […]
By Noam Chomsky, something that we oftenly forget, or simply fails to understand. We live in an era of media concentration, vast efforts on many fronts (political, economic, military, ideological) to insulate state and private power from critical discussion or even popular awareness, and to reduce citizens to isolated atomized creatures restricted to satisfying personal […]
Well it’s good to see that some people are still interested in the AIPAC affair after all. The author of the article, Rober Dreyfus, has been following this case for a while now. Sharon seems to be directly implicated via Feith, Perle, Wurmser and others.
The complexity of the Syro-Lebanese relationship reached new peaks a couple of days ago when the authorities tried to muzzle a program on a LBC (Lebanese TV channel) that was suppose to air the schizophrenic attitude of Walid Jumblatt. But guess what? The Syrians intervened to let the program air.. It seems that people are […]
Well, first everybody followed the Burns-Assad talks that resulted with an emphasis on Iraqi security rather than on the fate of the Lebanon. Second, EU is about to agree with Syria on Economic partnership (the main line of contention was the WMD clause that is being resolved). Third, Syria just signed the UN convention against […]