Day: September 9, 2013

Don’t you know who I am

Source: Mail Prince Andrew reacted with fury at gun-wielding officers who mistook him for an intruder at Buckingham Palace and asked him to ‘verify his identity.’ Two heavily-armed policemen confronted him as he walked in broad daylight through the grounds, sources revealed last night.The fifth-in-line to the throne stood his […]

Syria intervention: Would Operation Biffing Arabs be the best name for it? America in Lebanon’s civil war in the 1980s, just as it is poised to do in Syria

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Almost exactly 30 years ago today, I was having breakfast with my landlord below my home on the Beirut Corniche. The date was 19 September 1983, but nothing has changed – neither Mustapha’s little garden with its yellow and red flowers, my balcony two storeys […]