Syria: I Really Do Want To Care More… by Gerald A. Honigman
But my fears and some nasty facts of life get in the way. May G_d forgive me.
A good friend, Sherkoh Abbas, President of the Kurdistan National Assembly of Syria, is also Secretary General of the Syria Democracy Council. He wrote the Foreword to my own book which gets into the very issues we’re seeing unfolding right now in the Middle East…events involving the quest for justice for all peoples in the region. His organizations have been meeting in Washington and elsewhere regarding the recent upheavals.
You see, while dubbed the “Arab Spring,” the quest for human and political rights goes far beyond those involving just Arabs in the region. Sadly, however (and not by accident), if left to such folks as the American State Department, most of academia, and the mainstream media, one would be hard pressed to discover that scores of millions of native, pre-Arab/non-Arab folks have perhaps an even greater stake in the outcome of the current turmoil than the Arabs do themselves.
As a student who has been engaged in extensive research involving the Middle East for almost five decades now, the anquish that I feel for the thousands of Arabs mowed down in the streets by fellow Arabs in Syria is unfortunately offset somewhat by the knowledge of whom is fighting whom over there.
Sure, I want to see “democracy” prevail.
http://www.carolineglick.com/e/2012/02/obamas-rhetorical-storm.php The Obama administration is absolutely furious at Russia and China. The two UN Security Council permanent members’ move on Saturday to veto a resolution on Syria utterly infuriated US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and UN Ambassador Susan Rice. And they want us all to know just how piping mad they […]
http://www.rightsidenews.com/2012020715565/editorial/world-opinion-and-editorial/a-syrian-scorecard-for-hillary-clinton.html A Syrian Scorecard for Hillary Clinton By: Yedidya Atlas Speaking at the UN Security Council last week Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared, “It is time for the international community to put aside our own differences and send a clear message of support to the people of Syria.” And the day after the Security […]
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/07/us-usa-fbi-extremists-idUSTRE81600V20120207 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Anti-government extremists opposed to taxes and regulations pose a growing threat to local law enforcement officers in the United States, the FBI warned on Monday.These extremists, sometimes known as “sovereign citizens,” believe they can live outside any type of government authority, FBI agents said at a news conference. The extremists may […]
http://www.thecommentator.com/article/873/america_must_bring_to_justice_this_grinning_palestinian_child_killer U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and his Department of Justice don’t have a particularly strong track record of enforcing all existing American laws – but the U.S. group Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is pressuring Holder to do his job in relation to Palestinian terrorists with American blood on their hands. Calls for extradition […]
According to its website Atlanta-based Delta Airlines flies to the following destinations in the Middle East:
‘Bahrain; Egypt; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Occupied Palestinian Territory; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Syrian Arab Republic; United Arab Emirates (composed of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras El Khaimah, Sharjah, Umm Al Qaiwain); Yemen, Republic of; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Uzbekistan’
“Occuped Palestinian Territory”? What airport would that be, then?
Is Delta implying that Ben-Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, is on occupied territory?
As the British satirical magazine Private Eye might say, “shome mishtake shurely” …
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http://news.yahoo.com/israeli-radio-farsi-transmits-peace-iran-140858472.html JERUSALEM (AP) — While Israeli leaders are increasingly sounding belligerent warnings of a potential military strike against Iran’s nuclear installations, a group of Iranian-Israelis are transmitting a different message. Radio RADISIN, a private Farsi-language radio station based in Tel Aviv, airs Iranian music, poetry and current affairs shows aiming to spread peace between the […]
EDITORIAL: Obama’s shovel-ready veterans Washington Times 02/07/2012 12:19 AM Good news for veterans. If you have honorably served your country and are looking for work, drop your rifle and grab a shovel. President Obama has a job for you. Read 0 ‘True Love Week’ to challenge Yale ‘Sex Week’ The Daily Caller Monday, February 6, 2012 […]
http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/290294/defining-moment-thomas-sowell Governor Mitt Romney’s statement about not worrying about the poor has been treated as a gaffe in much of the media, and those in the Republican establishment who have been rushing toward endorsing his coronation as the GOP’s nominee for president — with 90 percent of the delegates still not yet chosen — have […]
http://frontpagemag.com/2012/02/07/banning-dogs-as-pets/ This is how it happens, folks. Little by little. Law by law. The proponents of sharia get themselves elected to positions of power – and then, before too long, they start trying to subject the rest of us to it, bit by bit: Hasan Küçük, Hague councilor for the Islam Democrats, says dogs should […]