Saturday, July 29, 2006

Not to be Missed

"Chapeau" to the brilliant bloggist Belmont Club. Click on 'Pulp Fiction' and then refer back to today's Guardian interview by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad.

11 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great blog Jane, think it is very good, balanced and insightful. Two interesting things to look at. Firstly the Hizbollah manifesto:

http://www.ict.org.il/Articles/Hiz_letter.htm

Second, a report on how the UN is actually repairing roads that israel destroyed in order to stop Hizbollah's weapon supplies (crazy!):

http://littlegreenfootballs.com/weblog/?entry=21771_UN_Repairing_Roads_for_Hizballah&only

Anyway, hope all is well, see you soon (ish)

dan dan

9:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have you been to Ed Morrissey's Captain's Quarters?

Yes, I found you at Belmont's post, because your son left a comment.

If there was a "strategy," I'm going to guess that the nut in iran wants waterfront property. Syria's piece is too small. And, the American Marines sing about going from THE HALLS OF MONTEZUMA, TO THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI, as their anthem.

When the Israeli ship got his with the Iranian missile what you really saw was a piece of what iran wants. To shoot at all the shipping in the Mediterrainian. (Meanwhile, the IDF took out Lebanon's radar. And, also sent missiles into the crap Assad sent to his cousin, who runs things, in Tripoli.)

That's the master plan. Meanwhile, talks of a "cease fire" are just a decoy. In my opinion, of course. CAROL HERMAN

4:33 PM  
Blogger Spatchcock said...

Hi Jane

I came in from the Belmont Cub as well. This is a great effort in dramatic times, please keep it up.

I'm interested in your opinion on the extent to which Hizbullah is acting independently, or directed by Damascus and/or Tehran.

No compromise with those who would kill us all - Jews, Christians, 'polytheists' and secular alike.

4:57 PM  
Anonymous Ron - WI said...

I also came from Belmont Club, and like what you are offering. Keep up the good work.

8:52 PM  
Blogger felix said...

Hi Jane,
You said in the blog below: "It's going to be very difficult to get a ceasefire"

That's a key point. I can't see how the Hezbos agree to disarm or leave So. Lebanon with their arms. They have been preparing for this conflict for years. Digging tunnels, bringing in arms,etc. And then to just walk away.

These guys are certified islamofascists, just like the Taliban only better trained and armed. Maybe they are "dead-enders" (a term we haven't heard for a while.).

8:52 PM  
Blogger Jane's Fighting Talk said...

Dear Carol. Yes, I buy the waterfront property theory. Off to the Captain's Quarters now. Thanks. Jane.

1:59 AM  
Blogger Jane's Fighting Talk said...

Spatchcock - Read the Guardian article. Is it the first interview with Hezbollah before the shit hit the fan? It's all there anyway. Jane.

2:07 AM  
Blogger Jane's Fighting Talk said...

Spatchcock. I meant 'after'. Serves me right for swearing in public. Jane.

2:08 AM  
Blogger wretchard said...

Dear Jane,

Great site. Wish you the best.

6:25 AM  
Blogger 49erDweet said...

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7:43 PM  
Blogger 49erDweet said...

Nice move, "W".

Congrats "J", and just posted about you on "Minding the Gap", too, (but don't hold your breath that my two faithful but occasional readers might come thundering through your portals as a result).

Cheers

7:52 PM  

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