Tag: Iraq

  • US are Collateral Murderers in Iraq … and they wouldn’t do that in Pakistan, will they?

    Yesterday [April 5th 2010] WikiLeaks has released a classified US military video depicting the indiscriminate slaying of over a dozen people in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad — including two Reuters news staff. The video, shot from an Apache helicopter, clearly shows the unprovoked slaying of a wounded Reuters employee and his rescuers. Two…

  • David Rohde’s Insights Into What Motivates the Taliban: Held by the Taliban

    David Rohde writes about the seven months he was held hostage by a group of extremist Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan and conveys this observation about what motivates them: My captors harbored many delusions about Westerners. But I also saw how some of the consequences of Washington’s antiterrorism policies had galvanized the Taliban. Commanders fixated…

  • Humor: Send Your Smelly Old Shoes to George W. Bush!

    The shoe journalist is now being celebrated world wide to have served George W with a splendid adios, a Facebook group has taken shape asking for participants to send their old smelly shoes to the out going president as a farewell gift. In solidarity with and in support of the brave Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zeidi,…

  • Bush ‘shoed at’ in Iraq – Hilarious

    The electronic media is abuzz with reports of an Iraqi journalist who threw two of his shoes at President George Bush who was in Iraq addressing a press conference with the Iraqi President. The Iraqi television journalist Muthathar al Zaidi threw both of his shoes at and later yelled ‚ÄúThis is a farewell kiss, you…

  • Come Tuesday a Victory of Hope Over Rovesque Fear

    Will the US be ever the same again? Since life is all about flux, we continuously change, therefore any questions of change can be rhetorical in nature. Yes, caution is advised and one must never underestimate the shenanigans of the neconzix, but the looming victory of Barack Hussein Obama (according to these pundits and this…

  • Pakistan troops ordered to Open Fire if US raids continue

    Pakistan’s military has ordered its forces to open fire if U.S. troops launch another air or ground raid across the Afghan border, an army spokesman said – APP. This order comes in light of the recent incursions by the US Army’s unmanned drone aircraft which has continued to make bombing runs into Pakistan. Though I…

  • Self flagellations, a religious practice or child cruelty, a critical analysis

    Guest Post by Amjad Malik Message of Imam Hussain, the grandson of last Prophet of Islam of sacrifice is greater in spirit and is held very dear by billions of Muslims across the globe and the message is remembered zealously during the first month of Islamic calendar Muharram. The Ashura ceremony takes place during this…