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  • “A symbolic gesture of joy"

    02/19/2003 4:19:13 PM PST · by cegfield · 1 replies · 259+ views
    2/19/03 | cegfield
    “A symbolic gesture of joy" What follows is the defense, the apology, by Edward Said, who went to Lebanon and threw a rock at an Israeli guard building over the boarder. He was roundly condemned for this act. This is the leading intellectual of MESA, advisers to the Clintons Administration, policy makers for 8 years?! MESA is still extorting funds from the government. CASTING A STONE: University Professor Edward Said aroused controversy in July when, during a visit to Lebanon, he was portrayed in a photograph hurling a stone toward the Israeli border. The photograph was distributed by the French...
  • Palestinian Elections Now (Edward Said Alert)

    06/23/2002 6:06:37 PM PDT · by Criminal Number 18F · 2 replies · 169+ views
    Al-Ahram (Egypt) ^ | 6/19/2002 | Edward Said
    Palestinians have seldom faced a worse, or a more seminal, moment, writes Edward Said. How, then, might it be grasped? Six distinct calls for Palestinian reform and elections are being uttered now: five of them are, for Palestinian purposes, both useless and irrelevant. Sharon wants reform as a way of further disabling Palestinian national life, that is, as an extension of his failed policy of constant intervention and destruction. He wants to be rid of Yasser Arafat, cut up the West Bank into fenced-in cantons, re-install an occupation authority -- preferably with some Palestinians helping out -- carry on with...
  • What Israel has done (barf alert)

    04/20/2002 7:50:47 AM PDT · by dennisw · 28 replies · 523+ views
    mediamonitors ^ | APRIL 2002 | edward said
            Ed Said throwing rocks at IDF Few years ago     What Israel has doneby Edward Said Despite Israel's effort to restrict coverage of its extraordinarily destructive invasion of the West Bank's Palestinian towns and refugee camps, information and images have nevertheless seeped through. The Internet has provided hundreds of verbal as well as pictorial eyewitness reports, as has Arab and European TV coverage, most of it unavailable or blocked or spun out of existence from the mainstream US media. That evidence provides stunning proof of what Israel's campaign has actually (has always) been about: the...