It's been an insanely busy week, so I haven't been good about keeping up the links. Here's a bunch:
An outrageous article defending Egyptian Islamic Jihad, whatever the merits of the AbdelBary case.
More protests planned for Friday.
Ignatius wants more money spent on Egypt. But on what exactly? I say give Egypt space, not money.
Interesting that first point is about Libyan unity.
Michel Aoun's press secretary backs Bashar
"Regulating freedom in Syria"
What a surprise: Jackson Diehl blames Obama.
A rigorous self-critique from Abou Bakr Jamai #morocco
RT @cairocitylimits A look at the 'baltagiya' supply chain economy: #jan25 #egypt
My op-ed on post-referendum Egypt.
Good piece on how papers oversell the "US was behind Arab spring" line.
Brian Whitaker is my muse. A smart piece on Syria:
You really have to follow Hossam's posts on State Security officers post-revolution.
No morphine in Misrata triage unit
Still don't know what it is.
But are they building a new Libya or a Cyrenaica?
Good piece on gitmo.
Make the Georgians look like fools.
"Goldstone, you don't speak for us or the UN."
Pepe Escobar says Arab League half-backed Libya in exchange for silence on Bahrain. Loose on details.
The people who did this should be hunted down.
A good piece.
Foreign Policy: Qatar, Punching Above Its Weight by @thegulfblog Media coverage of Qatar has been incredible lately.
egypt's former minister of petroleum accused of squandering public funds: #jan25 #corruption
ElBaradei OK, but Moussa and Sawiris? No thanks.
Cute song about Tora prison.
On corruption at the Ministry of Electricity
Frustrated Iraqi Youth (Warning: NYT)
Alors finalement ils ne sont plus des dangereux terroristes?
Muslim Brotherhood launches TV Channel: Journalist and Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohsen Radhi ensured that Al-Ik...
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MB leader compared Tahrir protesters dispersed by the army to the Sharon-led 1973 counterattack #mudaddapiffle
Benjamin Barber, still stumping for his pal Saif, the unelected Qaddafi son given to threatening #libya.