Friday, November 05, 2004

World War III

Bush will now celebrate by putting Falluja to the torch

The world is fated to four more years of brutal confrontation. (The Guardian)

Islamist Web Surfers Foresee World War III

Islamists used the Internet yesterday to vent their anger at US President George W. Bush's re-election, with one accusing the American people of choosing "the logic of war". "The logic of war has won over the Americans, who chose Bush," said one remark on an Islamist website, overflowing with passionate reactions to the Republican victory. (AFP)

The Cost of Silence

There can be no equivocation over the slaughter of hostages in Iraq. It must be roundly condemned. (Al Ahram Weekly)

Iran: U.S. Nuclear Fears Overblown

More than 18 months of intrusive inspections by the International Atomic Energy Agency in Iran failed to produce a smoking gun. In fact, the report released in September by the IAEA confirmed the organization's original finding from November 2003 that "to date there is no evidence that the previously undeclared nuclear material and activities were related to a nuclear weapons program." (LA Times)