September 29, 2011 Links for 26-29 September 2011 September 29, 2011/ Issandr El Amrani New Left Project | NLP Blog | Is the ‘special relationship’ becoming too expensive? "becoming"? Berman presses Egypt on lulavs | JTA US congressman has nothing better to do. Why Aid to the PA Doesn't Buy Leverage - By Anne Peters Good reminder that via Gen. Dayton the US actively participates in the occupation of Palestine. Viewpoint: Mid-East peace needs fresh US approach Yazid Sayigh, on the Ross and Blair problems. Netanyahu vs. Abbas at the United Nations: Israel's tactics to delay Palestinian statehood. - By William Saletan - Slate Magazine Good breakdown of doublespeak. Why the U.S. Should Support Palestinian Statehood at the U.N. Judis in TNR — Peretz must be seething. Yemen: Descending Into Despair | World Policy Institute The Middle Powers Amid the Arab Revolts | MERIP Should have been more than IBSA states here. Why Egypt needs the international aid it was promised I disagree with this - no clean elections, no aid. Egypt: Why the Muslim Brotherhood Isn't All That Fraternal - TIME "But an Islamist is not an Islamist is not an Islamist." Egyptian police raid Al Jazeera unit again | Reuters Yemen teeters on the verge of civil war Bernard Haykel. Military council issues constitutional declaration on parliamentary elections | Al-Masry Al-Youm: Today's News from Egypt What a mess. A concert of the Middle East - The National My piece on the new regional dynamic. Armed defenders of Syria's revolution - Al Jazeera English Another amazing dispatch by Nir Rosen. Egypt military ruler’s ‘casual’ appearance raises questions about his intentions Egypt floods smuggling tunnel; 3 killed - Ynetnews With sewage water. Al-Azhar grand sheikh asks US ambassador to release Islamist leader | Al-Masry Al-Youm Idiot. CIA efforts to recruit Arab Americans hit snags - latimes.com Almost funny.