Category: Lebanon

Apoplexy of fear and hatred

Brigitte Gabriel is a vicious and probably deranged Islamophobe By Hussein Ibish, October 1, 2009   A lot of readers seemed to benefit from and enjoy my evaluation of Irshad Manji from yesterday’s Ibishblog posting, and I have been asked to give my views on another charmer, called Brigitte Gabriel. I argued that Manji is …

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Overhaul of governments and institutions

How ISIS Should Shape Our View of the Church and Its Mission Globally By Martin Accad, December 4, 2014   I’ve been blogging and speaking much about ISIS in recent months. Last July, as we were beginning to get to grips with the savagery of the group, I tried to call us all, as people who …

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How about a War on War?

War Is People Too By Jeffrey Hutchins, 2014   It’s very interesting that Corporations are now legally invested with nearly all the same rights and protections as individual people. We have made Corporations the second androids: beings made out of non-living parts. The first android, of course, was Religion. Every person’s vision of God or …

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Swallowing their own lies

Israel-Gaza conflict: What has Israel achieved in 26 bloody days? By Patrick Cockburn, Sunday 3 August 2014   As Gaza is devastated by a new paroxysm of violence, what has Israel achieved by its 26-day bombardment and ground intervention? The outcome so far is similar to that of past Israeli wars in Lebanon and Gaza: …

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We don’t care so much about the Palestinians, do we?

Eight hundred dead Palestinians. But Israel has impunity By Robert Fisk, Friday 25 July 2014   Impunity is the word that comes to mind. Eight hundred dead Palestinians. Eight hundred. That’s infinitely more than twice the total dead of flight MH17 over Ukraine. And if you refer only to the “innocent” dead – ie no …

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And land unthieved

Israeli teenagers’ funeral: It is obscene when either side kills children – not only Palestinians By Robert Fisk, Tuesday 1 July 2014   Three Israeli teenagers killed by Palestinians. Vicious, cruel, unforgivable. True. At least 37 Lebanese children killed by Israel. Regrettable, unfortunate, but the ultimate fault of “terrorists”. Untrue. The slaughter of the children …

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How do they get away with these lies?

Now we see how his doctrine turns enemies into ‘allies’ By Robert Fisk, Sunday 15 June 2014   How do they get away with these lies? Now Tony Blair tells us that Western “inaction” in Syria has produced the Iraq crisis. But since bombing Syria would have brought to power in Damascus the very Islamists …

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