Links 19-21 January 2012 January 22, 2012 Issandr El Amrani Blogger Maikel Nabil released after 10 months in detention - Ahram Tantawi will not attend People's Assembly first session - Ahram Interview: Deputy Chairman of Elections Committee Speaks about Libyan Electoral Law and the Criticism Levelled at It An Embargo on Iranian Crude Oil Exports: How Likely and with What Impact? | Chatham House: Independent thinking on international affairsReport and short podcast that is worth listening to. The problem with Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is not sharia | Sara Khorshid | Guardian Obama speaks to Egypt ruler over crackdown on democracy groups - latimes.com Egypt's Brotherhood Warns Military - WSJ.com Egypt’s Economic Crisis - NYTimes.com Pentagon pushes back on rumors U.S. delayed Israel war game (Updated) | The Envoy - Yahoo! News Storm in a teacup. Publisher of the 'Atlanta Jewish Times' suggests Mossad should assassinate Obama But using the word "Israel-firster" is thought to be insulting. Activist who lost eyes named spokesperson of the revolution - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online Young Brothers to establish new website in defiance of their leaders | Al-Masry Al-Youm: Today's News from Egypt NGOs reject draft law regulating their activity | Al-Masry Al-Youm: Today's News from Egypt Mohamed Beltagy, Egypt’s Human Bellwether - NYTimes.com Egypt's Brotherhood TV - Businessweek Thailand 'recognises' Palestine as independent state SYRIE. Au cœur du piège de Homs | L'HebdoWho killed Gilles Jacquier? Iran's nuclear scientists are not being assassinated. They are being murdered | Mehdi Hasan | Comment is free | The Guardian Bahrain's Sunni Awakening | MERIP THE DAILY STAR :: News :: Middle East :: Egyptian critic of military rule beaten in street GOP Officially Endorses One-State Solution « The Third Way: Finding Balance In Mideast Analysis Too funny. But also sad. Amb. Daniel Kurtzer on Reviving the Peace Process And why would this work now?