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Last updated on March 6th, 2018 at 12:29 am
“Now to a story of two brothers who have sharply diverging views on American policy in the Middle East,” reports the ABC’s Hamish Robertson. Why might these two Palestinians disagree? Let’s find out:
Khaled Zighari survived more than 19 years in Saddam Hussein’s most notorious prison … Khaled is one Palestinian who praises the Bush administration for toppling Saddam.
His brother Rashid has a rather different perspective. In fact, he’s being held in the United States on charges of hijacking and bombing airliners.
(Via contributor J.F. Beck)
- They’re both in prison, so that’s not it.Posted by rhhardin on 12/20 at 10:42 AM • permalink
- Er. Ron. They’re not “both in prison.” One is out, the one Saddam imprisoned. He was freed when the US invaded Iraq. It says so right there in the article. Keep up, can’t you?Posted by Andrea Harris on 12/20 at 11:08 AM • permalink
- Hmmmm, “sharply diverging views.” Well, I guess that’s one way to put it.
The talking heads try so hard to maintain that silly pretense of being even-handed, aloof, and “professional” that it’s inadvertantly hilarious. Do they realize how ridiculous they sound?
The brothers’ long tale would seem to include “diverging views” on a lot more than “American policy in the Middle East.” Let’s throw in OPEC, France, Italy, and Africa. Khaled started rotting away in Saddam’s Abu Ghraib 20 years ago. Rashid, a truly well-rounded thug, kidnapped OPEC leaders; bombed a French airliner in Uganda, and bombed a TWA flight to Rome. He’s been a busy boy.