Monthly Archives: March 2007
"...Condoleezza's "political horizon": as you go forward, it recedes."
"If the Bush administration does not immediately abandon or verbally savage the Arab League plan as a consequence of Republican and AIPAC pressure then something new will be afoot and worthy of very close attention. Until then, Rice is simply following the Olmert model: style over substance."
"It is an unfortunate consequence of post 9/11 life in America, where fear-mongering is a reality, that notorious career Islamophobes, such as this individual, are subjected to little scrutiny and virtually no credibility tests - even as mainstream Muslim leaders with established track records are readily second-guessed."
"In Germany during the 1880s and 1890s, government representatives were elected on slogans like "Pereat Judea" -- meaning "Down with Judea." Today, many of our elected politicians are more careful -- and insidious. Many confirm their Islamophobia by saying nothing against it and by doing nothing to stop it."
"In the absence of rule of law Pakistan may find an increasing number of its well meaning and patriotic citizens making the nightmarish choice of supporting a totalitarian framework for exercising State power."