Category Archives: middle-east

Afghanistan was Afghanistan

Sex sells, and Iraq is a rockstar. It has everything a 24 hour news network could ever ask for; political attention, pubic attention, protesters on every side and in every country. It’s acting as a springboard for the much anticipated 2008 Presidential Election and every day hundreds of innocent civilians die in a rainbow of […]

The British 15 and Guantanamo

Now that the 15 British Soldiers have been released by Iran we can focus on similar matters. I’m sure the international community – with the cooperation of the American Government, of course – will waste no time addressing the plight of those in Guantanamo Bay. The 15 captured by Iran had clearly endured a painful […]

When Humanity Takes a Seat

For anyone who has been paying attention, the presence of secret CIA prisons administering torture to suspected terrorists is not anything new. What is new though, is that at least one of these gross violations of Human Rights is currently under the scrutiny of trial. I am of course talking about Jose Padilla, a US […]

US Generals Threaten To Quit Over Attacking Iran

From The Sunday Times: “There are four or five generals and admirals we know of who would resign if Bush ordered an attack on Iran,” a source with close ties to British intelligence said. “There is simply no stomach for it in the Pentagon, and a lot of people question whether such an attack would […]

Clench That Ass Canada

Living in a country with such large oil deposits, so close to the United States has always been awkwardly frightening, albeit in a very non-threatening way. Jokes have always been fluttered north and south of the border in regards to an American invasion of the Great White North, however unlikely. Not to suggest that situation […]

Watch the Right Hand While The Left One Slaps You in the Face

There’s a lot to be said for honesty. Even when George W. Bush claims he doesn’t understand the tactics of a possible war with Iran, and that it would probably be political anyways. There’s a very good chance that wasn’t quite what he meant at all. Remember, he tends to speak like a shotgun: all […]

A Rundown; 01/20/07

843 Iraqi’s have died since Saturday of last week. Today was the third deadliest day for US Forces since the invasion began, with 20 deaths, 13 of them coming in a single Blackhawk helicopter crash. The cost of the Iraq War has ballooned to $8.4 Billion a month, a far cry from the previous $4.4 […]