Monthly Archives: March 2006

Muslims fitting in … worldwide

An interesting collage/compilation of viewpoints expressed by Muslims and non-Muslims alike as the Muslim population expands into Western European countries. A few brief extracts: (a) The violent demonstrations that erupted after publication in Denmark of cartoons depicting Muhammad have begun … Continue reading

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What might have been

The following is an alternate history of the war in Iraq that considers some of the choices civilian and military leaders could have made—and in our world failed to make—that might have produced a less catastrophic aftermath to the 2003 … Continue reading

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Telling the ‘approved’ story

A brilliant, next-day follow through to the story referred to below, entitled Bush declares war on the press: On an unspecified day last week an employee of a federal agency that cannot be revealed delivered a document that cannot be … Continue reading

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Bush declares war on the press

Excerpts from a report written by Doug Thompson, founder of Capitol Hill Blue: Using many of the questionable surveillance and monitoring techniques that brought both questions and criticism to his administration, President George W. Bush has launched a war against … Continue reading

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Israeli company endorses port deal

The chairman of Israel’s largest shipping firm has strongly backed a deal that would give a Dubai-based shipping company control of several U.S. port terminals. The revelation comes as Britain’s Royal Court of Justice tentatively approved the $6.8 billion merger … Continue reading

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