Hunting monsters quickly turns evil

Hunting monsters quickly turns evil Mac Maharaj   IN THE NAME OF ANTI-TERRORISM: This picture of a hooded Iraqi prisoner cuffed and collapsed over a rail confirmed abuses at Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad. It was published by the Washington Post in 2004. Picture:...

Rice saysUSwould be safe under Obama

Picture: (AFP/File/Tim Sloan) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the nation would be safe under a Barack Obama presidency and that she is ruling out a shot at the vice presidency under either Obama or Republican John McCain. In an interview with Politico and...

Limmud decision attracts widespread condemnation

Limmud decision attracts widespread condemnation Janet Smith JONATHAN Shapiro says he is “sure that it is still really wrong” of Jewish cultural organisation Limmud to have invited controversial lawyer and former Israeli Defence Force legal adviser David...

Hezbollah remains armed

Hezbollah will remain armed, so says Lebanon much to the chagrin of Israel By Iqbal Jassat Exactly 66 years since Lebanon gained it’s independence from French colonialism, the war-torn country took another major leap worthy of celebration. President Michel Suleiman’s...

Palestinians owe ban ki moon no apologies

By Shahd Abusalama (source: Electronic Intifada) Palestinian political prisoners are not only numbers Last night, a new friend of mine noticed that I try to highlight the issue of Palestinian political prisoners in my writings. That led to a long chat about my...