2 hours ago
Thursday, December 26, 2002
Bret Stephens fisks an NY Times op-ed by Saeb Erekat called "Saving the two-state solution" here. As usual, Erekat lies and misrepresents everything from Palestinian intentions to the number of settlers and settlements and Israeli water use - and noone seems to care.
Posted by Tal G at 3:09 PM
Wednesday, December 25, 2002
This isn't good news: IDF predicting new terror wave prior to U.S.-led attack on Iraq
Posted by Tal G at 10:56 PM
Zeev Schiff on what the war with Iraq is likely to look like. People who I speak to seem to be keeping calm, no doubt partly because in 1991 Saddam didn't fire missiles on Jerusalem. But the possibility of war comes up when T. and I need to make mundane decisions about what we are doing in Jan. and Feb.
Posted by Tal G at 12:27 PM
Not much attention here to the death of Joe Strummer. The closest thing that Israel had to a punk rock scene In the late 70s / early 80s was a bunch of synthesizer groups like Jean Conflict and Minimal Compact that played at the Penguin Club in Tel Aviv, but "Rock the Casbah" was actually a radio hit.
Posted by Tal G at 12:46 AM