December 19, 2011 Links 13-19 December 2011 December 19, 2011/ Issandr El Amrani نصف ساعة مع ابنى خالد - علاء عبد الفتاح - بوابة الشروق Abu Khaled's latest - #freealaa Egypt's Economy in the Transitional Period | Chatham House Alaa al-Aswany: 'Overthrowing Mubarak was too good to be true' Interview with Fisk. US lawmakers legalise indefinite detention - Al Jazeera English Emergency Law comes to the USA. Special Report: Libya - divided it stands | Reuters Good long piece. Revolution and Art in Syria On new exhibition in NYC. AFP: Rabat et Madrid en colère après le blocage d'un accord de pêche contesté داعية سلفي: وجه المرأة كفرجها The Salafi sheikh who compared women's faces to their vaginas. I find his face looks like a penis. Mother, 32, set to become first woman to be jailed for wearing an Islamic veil | Mail Online Barbaric. The power of mice Nice column by Brian Whitaker on the Arab uprisings. Libyan Tycoon Husni Bey Tells All - Businessweek Interesting profile. Security Reform in Sudan: Efforts and Possibilities Historical overview of security services, etc. [PDF] Syria: ‘Shoot to Kill’ Commanders Named | Human Rights Watch New report. Yasser Borhami - Who's who - Elections 2011 - Ahram Online RT @ahramonline: Yasser Borhami from the Salafist movement behind Al-Nour party #egyelections @ahramonline Libya’s Central bank expected to have sanctions lifted | Must Read article on the state of Libya's banking system Freedom & Justice Party FJP Official website. Cabinet sit-in hit by mass food poisoning, dozens hospitalized | Al-Masry Al-Youm Disgraceful. Mahfouz materials withdrawn from Sotheby's auction | Al-Masry Al-Youm Damascus on the Edge A Theory of “Late Rentierism” in the Arab States of the Gulf By Matthew Gray [PDF] FBI Whistleblower: 'Hundreds of US-NATO Soldiers Arrive & Begin Operations on the Jordan-Syria Border' Morocco's bottom-up movement for reform On #Feb20 Morocco’s new leaders draw up battle lines - FT.com If only! Hazem Shoman and the Salafists Good post Can you imagine the uproar if the mayor was Muslim? The war on Christmas, Israeli edition.