Apparently, Olmert and his generals were not acting against the Palestinian people. According to Olmert, they were actually saving the Palestinians from Hamas!
The fighting has intensified. Although a quartet of of Middle East peacemakers, including the US, the EU, the UN and Russia has tried to halt the fighting, neither side appear to be willing to sit down to talk.
Dear Palestine, I am sorry I am jaded. Blame it on Nasser, yes the dead one. You really shouldn’t have banked on him and his revolutionary army, who never had a plan.
We might think that an Obama administration will be less supportive of overwhelming force used against Gaza than the Bush administration. Yet another reason to attack now.
The Western media is content to play upon the fear of the so-called Arab terrorist forgetting that even that designation is definitely in the eye of the beholder. The ability to decide exactly who is good and who is evil is often based on who holds the power.
tears spill with my seed
sewn in sand not soil
On Monday, Cambodian Prime Minister, Hun Sen, ordered the Thais to withdraw or risk a bloodbath. The Thais refused to withdraw.
The most frightening moments of the movie are the most human.
‘There is war in Samachablo (Georgian name for the region known as South Ossetia)’ they tell me. I wave off the hint of alarm in my thoughts with ‘oh, can’t be more than some borderline skirmish…’
Political elites benefit from grand-standing, regular people just lose their limbs in the process.