This compelling testimony was captured by a livestream from the beleagured city of Hama, in central Syria, where president Bashar al-Assad’s troops have launched a sustained military onslaught that has already left over a hundred dead.In case you hadn't heard about it.
The backdrop is dark, and a lone voice is audible against a soundtrack of gunfire. “Hama is being attacked for the third day in a row, and the Arabs are silent, the world is silent,” says the male voice.What about outspoken Middle East expert and bestselling author, Antony Loewenstein. Of his last two dozen blog posts, exactly zero were about Syria. Young Antony had plenty to say however, about News Corporation. Oh, and Israel.
At least News Corp bothered reporting what's happening in Syria. A little. Antony couldn't care less.
Loewenstein repeats conjecture that David Hicks likely profit from his memoirs was around $10,000. Which raises the question how much Antony stood to make from his no doubt less popular 'bestseller'. How does this guy afford to eat? I smell a conspiracy! Follow the money!
Or his Mother cooks a lot of meals for him...
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