Robbing Iraq’s wealth

Robbing Iraq’s oil wealth by Zafar Bangash (Saturday, August 15, 2009) “The invasion of Iraq may have cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars — two trillion dollars according to Harvard economist Joseph Stiglitz — but the “price” for...

Closure of interpals account

I am writing to you because we are faced by a totally unexpected crisis which has the potential to force us to cease operations early next month. We received notification the day before yesterday from our bank, the Islamic Bank of Britain (IBB), that Lloyds TSB (their...

Freedom fighters terrorists or schlemiels?

You Decide Freedom Fighters, Terrorists or Schlemiels? By SAUL LANDAU Condi Rice: “What we’re seeing here, in a sense, is the growing birth pangs of a new Middle East.” Jon Stewart: “Birth pangs? Yes, I believe today’s contraction took out a city block.” On January...

When did we stop caring about civilian deaths during wartime?

 : When did we stop caring about civilian deaths during wartime?   Robert Fisk                                                                       31 January 2009  The mere monitoring of bloody conflict assumes precedence over human suffering I wonder if we are...