November 16, 2011 Links November 11-14 2011 November 16, 2011/ Issandr El Amrani Challenges of Egypt's Economic Transition - Carnegie Endowment New report. But who will save Maikel Nabil next time? - Ahram Online Great reporting on who took Nabil out of psychiatric hospital. 24-Hour Dubai Timelapse Is So Beautiful It Seems Unreal RT @_BROWNBOOK: A gorgeous 24-hour timelapse of Downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa: TRANSLATION: Alaa Abdelfattah’s latest blog post from Tora Prison « sarrahsworld RT @Monasosh: En Translation of Alaa's latest post: But the birth of Khaled, my first son, how can I miss it? #Fre ... Why did Arab League move on Syria? - CNN.com Good post by CNN's Ben Wedeman. Du print nationalism au digital arabism : l’« invention » renouvelée du monde arabe Military council given 72 hours to withdraw constitutional principles document | Al-Masry Al-Youm Going for Broke On US military over-spending [PDF] Rising LNG price prompts tanker scramble - FT.com Would be good for Egypt if it had spot market, could tap Japan. Tunisie, les éditocrates repartent en guerre - Les blogs du Diplo More on French silliness re: Islamists. @yuhaa ‘l-Lubnaniyoun: The Zu`ama Discover Twitter… « Qifa Nabki | A Lebanese Political Blog Lebanese warlords on Twitter. Untitled (http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/514188) Official says #Egypt elex commission won't generalize the Mansoura ruling to cover all ex-NDP members. #feloolfracas Irancarto Cool maps of Iran here. Dennis Ross Resigns As Middle East Advisor « Wallwritings A collection of scathing quotes on Ross. Rick Perry: Foreign Aid Starts At Zero — Even For Israel | TPM 2012 Where the US debate is going on foreign aid. I approve. Crowds in Rome jubilant over Berlusconi’s departure | TPM News Yeah! April 6 Youth Movement accuses SCAF of ignoring assaults on activists | Al-Masry Al-Youm Brotherhood says websites functioning following hacker attacks | Al-Masry Al-Youm Kind of weird. Goldman Sachs elevator gossip tweets – inside job or wind-up? | Joris Luyendijk Saudi crown prince wants to adopt Mubarak as his son Nayef wants Mubarak amnesty? Al-Qa`idah is grateful to NATO More to Read on Algeria, etc. algeria The Public Portrait of a Gerontocrat Great post on Bouteflika Pourquoi je boycotterai les élections du 25 novembre Forces of reaction - FT.com Strong op-ed against SCAF in FT. Another important court rule to ban former NDPians from elections in Mansoura And elsewhere too. Can an election boycott in Egypt work? A few thoughts Iran: 15 killed in blasts at ammunition depot – USATODAY.com At RevGuard base. When Egyptian-Americans vote How Turkey’s Syria policy evolved - Hurriyet (via FLC) UAE democracy activists plan hunger strike - FT.com Is Military Rule in Egypt Really Temporary? - Sada By Philippe Droz-Vincent. France and Islam: Fighting freedom with fire | The Economist On Charlie Hebdo. Libya and its allies: All too friendly | The Economist Qatar's meddling. Egypt’s military leaders: Not doing well | The Economist Not well at all. Likud MK: “Delete” Gaza neighborhood for each rocket fired Full: Winds of change blow, and the Arab League flaps about - The National Charles Glass Supporters gather in solidarity with imprisoned activist's mother on hunger strike Important details on the Alaa Abdel Fattah case here.