Monthly Archives: April 2012

China, N.Korea, Australia and The USA, and Breivik

So while the USA is putting boots on the ground in Australia, to a total of 2500, (and then we do not count the carrier groups and the nuclear submarines in that total) just to let China know that America … Continue reading

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Sarkozy, the French Right Wing, Vichy France and Austria

Sarkozy seems to have lost the Presidential election in France. Apparently he generates hatred to a degree never experienced before, even by people who basically agree with his policies. So now he is sucking up to the Le Pen right-wing … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 41

Now this is what I call keeping a low profile. Ooops ! Heads up ! Not exactly following the dress code here. So hard to find a decent skull cap these days ! Hopefully no one’s honor has been offended…. … Continue reading

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The Plane Crash in Islamabad

The terrible aircrash on the outskirts of Islamabad brought back vivid experiences I had when flying from Lahore to Islamabad through a tropical storm. The departure lounges at Lahore airport were deserted in the late afternoon as the mightiest storm … Continue reading

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China’s Nightmare and Ahmejinedad’s Wet-Dream

With the successful test of India’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, the Agni-5,  India joins that unique club of nations capable of nuclear strikes at distances up to 5000km carrying a payload of 10 multiple-target nuclear warheads. As such, complementing the Agni II and … Continue reading

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Pakistani Honour

The time honoured tradition in Pakistan of men throwing acid into the faces of their wives to make them less beautiful is yet another case of what the men consider as “their honour”. By disfiguring a beautiful wife the woman … Continue reading

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The Breivik Case – Not with a Bang but a Whimper

The daily rags in Norway are having a field day with the Breivik trial. He is really basking in the limelight for however long that will be and one gets the impression that he is shifting ground continually, unable to … Continue reading

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Refugees forever

I saw a photo of a girl holding a placard “are we to be refugees forever? I can truthfully answer her after being a refugee for 35 years, with a new nationality in a fine country, that yes, unless she … Continue reading

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100 billion dollars down the drain

I have read at least a hundred reports with the headlines “who are the Taliban” closely followed by “Why are the Taliban so strong. The first question idicates that no one knows who this disparate and complex group are and … Continue reading

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The Evil Of Banality

The Cloud-Cuckoo Whacko Syndrome has occupied my mind of late as it occurs to me that it is not only the Breivik case that deals with it but an whole shit load of very lonely people with no prospects whatsoever … Continue reading

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