The usual three are joined by Ustaz Doktor Josh Stacher to discuss the upcoming second round of Egypt’s presidential election, judicial shenanigans and SCAF’s plotting, what kinds of powers the next president will and won’t have, US-Egypt relations, Salafi sex scandals and of course the infamous public service announcement warning against foreign spies that has been airing on Egyptian TV.
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- Excerpt of Josh Stacher’s Adaptable Autocrats.
- Short post on the court decisions that could impact the elections.
- MERIP editorial on Egypt-US relations: Into Egypt’s Uncharted Territory, Feb. 2011.
- Pete More’s MERIP article: Washington’s Bahrain in the Levant.
- Jason Brownlee’s article: The Transnational Challenge to Arab Freedom [PDF].
- Toby Jones’ article: America, Oil, and War in the Middle East.
- The infamous spy video.
- AP: Police accuse Egypt lawmaker of indecency.
- Ahram: Egypt’s revolution is in ‘intensive care’, says ElBaradei.
- AP: Official: Egypt’s Mubarak in critical condition.