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December 2006

An Eid Holiday Gift, the American Way

December 31, 2006 // Algomhuria - Egypt - Arabic

To compensate the American people for the scuttled victory in Iraq and the loss of 3,000 U.S. soldiers who have died in the Iraqi quagmire for the sake of oil and illusive ambitions toward global domination, President Bush presented the head of Saddam Hussein as a New Year's gift to the American people. [Read more]

An Eid Holiday Gift, the American Way

December 31, 2006 // Algomhuria - Egypt - Arabic

To compensate the American people for the scuttled victory in Iraq and the loss of 3,000 U.S. soldiers who have died in the Iraqi quagmire for the sake of oil and illusive ambitions toward global domination, President Bush presented the head of Saddam Hussein as a New Year's gift to the American people. [Read more]

'Smashing the Head' of the Viper Saddam

December 27, 2006 // Al-Zawraa - Iraq - Arabic

There once was a story about a farmer who raised chicks, hoping they would grow into chickens so that he could make a good profit off of them and buy seeds for planting. But every morning he was taken by surprise when some of the chicks began to disappear!! He examined the chicken coop carefully, thinking that perhaps [Read more]

U.S. Double Standards are Fueling Arab Hate

December 22, 2006 // Arab View - Saudi Arabia - English

Very shortly, when the dawn of another New Year breaks around the world, the Middle East will be groping in darkness without a flicker of light at the end of the tunnel. As bad as the situations in Iraq and Palestine are, civil wars or near civil wars in other Arab and Muslim countries like Somalia, Sudan, Lebanon and [Read more]

Iraq Gets its Own Ku Klux Klan

December 13, 2006 // Al-Watan - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

The overall Iraqi situation now looks darker and bleaker than ever. The situation in the country resembles that of a patient in a wheelchair speeding inexorably and uncontrollably toward the abyss. There is no better illustration of America's quandary than Kofi Annan’s rare warning to America about "the arrogance of [Read more]

Recalling Kissingerian Tool, General Augusto Pinochet

December 11, 2006 // Asturias Opinion - Spain - Spanish

The 10th of December will go down in history as the day on which one of the last genociders of Latin America died. Augusto Pinochet passed away this past Sunday in Santiago's military hospital, a week after being admitted for a myocardial infarction [heart attack] he suffered last week. Today more than ever, the [Read more]

It's No Joke: Iran May Be 'America's Savior!'

December 6, 2006 // Al-Yaum - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

When Baghdad fell into the hands of American forces, some cried for joy and thought that that one of the great victories of modern civilization had arrived. All factions and groups were dancing - but they were all dancing for different reasons. The celebrations were rushed and filled with naivete. Some people thought [Read more]

A Lawless Baghdad 'Descends into Chaos'

December 4, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

Baghdad is becoming a city almost completely at the mercy of savage militias and gunmen who have taken the law into their own hands. Kidnappings and assassinations take place at a scale never before seen, and both American and Iraqi troops are practically powerless to restore any semblance of order, anywhere in the [Read more]