Monthly Archives: July 2007

A Whole Lot Of Fretting Over Pakistan

The Washington Post today carries an article entitled (at least on its homepage) "Pakistani Immigrants Fret Over Fate of Homeland". Not to be outdone, the New York Times has its own article about Pakistan entitled "Al Qaeda Threatens; U.S. Frets". … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Policy, Islam, Terrorism | 5 Comments

Breaking News: Former Bangladeshi Prime Minister Arrested By Military

photo: Farjana K Godhuly, AFP The Bangladesh military, which took power in a coup on January 11th this year, today in a pre-dawn raid arrested former Prime Minister and the leader of one of the two major political parties (the Awami … Continue reading

Posted in Bangladesh, Human Rights | 17 Comments

Saving The Presidency From The President

William Kristol continues to peddle his delusion today in the Washington Post. Kristol thinks that George W Bush will be remembered as a successful president. He cites "progress" in Iraq: The fact is that military progress on the ground in … Continue reading

Posted in Constitution, Foreign Policy, Iraq, Politics | 3 Comments

If You Can’t Do The Time, Do The Crime

"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." – George Orwell, Animal Farm Today the Federal Appeals Court for the District of Columbia rejected Lewis "Scooter" Libby’s request to delay his prison sentence until his appeals … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 6 Comments