Tony Blair as a young boy. 10 Downing Street website.
After the Naked Gun, a film about an incompetent gun-toting lunatic who creates total chaos and destruction wherever he goes.
Read this article by another hyphenated Adib about the neo-conservative-Likudnik!
Mordechai Vanunu served 18 years in a prison for blowing the whistle on the Israel's WMD programme. Last week he was arrested again. Here is his last interview before his arrest.
Bush rewards Condoleeza Rice for loyalty to his cause.
Is this a holy war?
"I believe so strongly in the power of freedom. You know why I do? Because I've seen freedom work right here in our own country. I also have this belief, strong belief, that freedom is not this country's gift to the world; freedom is the Almighty's gift to every man and woman in this world. And as the greatest power on the face of the Earth, we have an obligation to help the spread of freedom."
Yasser Arafat & Ringo Starr
Reactions to Arafat's death.
Kerry concedes US election defeat, giving Bush a second term in office.
Who is going to be the Store Manager of The Month in November?
Salam Pax whose weblog gave the world an insight into the lives of Iraqis, says fair elections are the only way to end the violence in Iraq.
He has also made several short films for BBC. You can watch the films here.
According to The Guardian, George Bush's grandfather was a director and shareholder of companies that profited from their involvement with the financial backers of Nazi Germany. Obviously war can be a profitable business for some people. Their trick is to make somebody else pay for it and to ignore the casualties.
Vladimir Putin and the portrait of Arnolfini by Jan van Eyck (National Gallery, 1434)
Chechen warlord mocked Vladimir Putin's threats while Yeltsin and Gorbachev criticised him for endangering their hard-won democratic reforms.
Kofi Annan and Morgan Freeman.
The United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has told the BBC the US-led invasion of Iraq was an illegal act that contravened the UN charter. Better late than never!
According to Reuters John Kerry is related to all the royal houses of Europe and can also claim kinship with Shahs of Persia! I have just found this picture of his Persian ancestor Kerry Jan Zand.
Religious fundamentalist asking you to pray for George W. Bush and the members of his Iraq transition team!
The New Yorker reported that the decision by Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was designed to create ?fear and disorientation? in Iraqi prisoners. Rumsfeld authorized the establishment of a highly secret program that was given approval of killing, capturing or possible interrogation of ?high value? targets in the Bush Administration?s war on terror. Read the article here.
Read here the recent lecture by Fred Halliday on ?The Middle East after Saddam Hussein?.
I just couldn't resist making the above picture after reading this article.
Don?t miss the official website of Muammar Gadafi. It is packed full of funny stuff.
Clare Short, the former Minister, said that British agents have spied on Kofi Annan in the run up to the war on Iraq. Tony Blair later insisted he always had acted within the law.
According to the Guardian, the White House has retreated from its doctrine of regime change and pre-emptive military action and is returning to traditional diplomacy in an effort to repackage George Bush as a president for peace. Click here to read the article.