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Islamist and Leftists Cooperating? Surely You Jest ...


Well, no, I don’t. And for the gazillionth case in point, see today’s fawning NYT profile of Al Akhbar — the proudly leftist Lebanese daily (and, like the Times, Wikileaks partner) that champions Hezbollah. The profile seems largely based on an interview with Al Akhbar’s “mild and cerebral” managing editor, Khaled Saghieh, who left Amherst — where he’d been pursuing a doctorate in political science — to start the paper.


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