Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا: War of the Worlds
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا. Saturday, April 05, 2008. War of the Worlds. Whoever reads history has wondered at some point about the fall of. Or the disintegration of the Chinese Empire. Many great books have been written about the underlying causes and mechanisms, but the debate remains unsettled. This may well because the underlying cause. Remains to be found. Or, more likely, there is no underlying cause; a downfall is made up of small stuff. So there are no smal. For the survival of civi. This is because...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا: Sins of the Sons...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا. Monday, February 25, 2008. Sins of the Sons. Moussa is back in town, but he may already have failed. Since the basic motivations of all remain unchanged, his dog and pony show may well find no takers. T the show hides some worrying gathering clouds. Some closer to home, some further away. In the immediate, the Lebanese state institution is in really bad shape. After so much messing around. The constitution has been all but destroyed. As left of the state is slowly withering away.
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا: Ah, Ça Ira...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا. Saturday, July 12, 2008. Ah, Ça Ira. Is simply “ Le Pays des Grands Hommes. 8221;, and French leaders once berated the “ perfide. 8221; as being a nation of “ épiciers. When pondering French policies, those statements give a couple of perspectives;. Can often be much wiser than the “ bling-bling. The Anglo-Saxons owed their success in large par. T to the continuing efforts of their many enterprising children. As long as the “ épiciers. Thrived over the 18. In some respect,. 8221;...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا: Stand in our shoes...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا. Tuesday, September 11, 2012. Stand in our shoes. Welcome to Lebanon, Holy Father. As you wave to the cheering crowds from your PapaMobile, look closer at the people who are welcoming you, at the land they stand on. We are now at war and genocide. In all but name. There is no way Iran can come to term with the world's powers. There is no way Israel will grow past its land claims. There is no way Lebanese "leaders" will accept to be ever accountable. There are more than. فشّ&...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا: The Road Ahead: Beyond the Israeli Defeat
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا. Monday, August 21, 2006. The Road Ahead: Beyond the Israeli Defeat. Wins if he does not lose. A conventional army loses if it does not win. Therefore, in political terms,. Thanks to organization, intelligence, training, and equipment. While it mazimized Iranian support,. Israel did not know how to benefit from US support. Israel. Lost through a combination of misconceptions. Arrogance, and hesitation. Technology has its limitations. Still; Who cares? Is all but destroyed. And its...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا: The Dark Side of Altruism
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا. Thursday, September 29, 2011. The Dark Side of Altruism. Long time no blog. Then again, there's isn't much to really report. Yes. We had elections, then a new governement under a very Sad Hariri, a newer government under Mi-Kati who's making a lot of noise, while his government is on its way to selling Lebanon's soul. The one change is the Arab Spring. Yeehaa. Allah kbir, Allah akbar. Yes, the bad ones are on their way. Now Bachar, Bibi, Nasrallah, t. He Mullahs: Almost done.
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا: Fils de Pétain
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا. Saturday, August 02, 2008. Indeed, it can. However, as many of us learned when we “bribed” our wa. Y through tough situations, for appeasement to work, there are a couple of prerequisites. And appeaser understand one an. S, and are willing to stick to them. And second. You’re appeasing needs something you’re willing, and able, to “deliver”. 8217;s, neither requirement is. First: Thugs and Fanatics. Indeed, as they try to appease thugs and fanatics, appeasers. And then, his. 8220;...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا: On the Way to Cannae...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا. Sunday, September 07, 2008. On the Way to Cannae. La politique, c'est comme l'amour, il faut des grands sentiments et des petites intentions. Bashar appears to understand this well, and all his grand talk about peace in the. And fighting terror only hides. A very pedestrian goal; to return to. However, it appears many others choose to ignore this simple truth. This is an odd delusion. No wonder some suspect the devious intentions. E judgment; with Baku-Ceyhan. They have an growin...
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا: Creation Myth
Jeha's Nail - مسمار جحا. Monday, February 26, 2007. 8230; And why not? Some Lebanese Humour is the best medicine against Lebanese Politics. This one is in French; it is one of the gems created by the now defunct “ Théatre de 10 Heures. 8221;, once THE feature of Lebanese cultural life. Before my time. This was world class comedy, but with far too much multi-cultural references for the Arab market, and far too much culture for the Western market. To my chagrin, I do not recall the entire piece. Car tous c...
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A Blog by Georges Azzi – www.georgesazzi.com. June 10, 2011. Gay Girl in Damascus: Fake? This has been one of the top stories of the week. An alleged Syrian-American 34 year old lesbian with a great blog that has gained so much attention globally has disappeared after supposedly being abducted on the way to a meeting in Damascus. Her cousin, who (suspiciously? A comment on her blog read as follows: Thank the Lord that I’m not one of those who يتبعون زخرف القول. So doesn’t matter how “smart...Another p...