Links 30 April - May 5 2012
- AP: Ahmadinejad's support crumbles in Iran runoff
- Authnorized Biography | Informed Comment
The bio page for Juan Cole on his blog is over 10,000 words long.
- Recalled Saudi envoy to return to Egypt on Saturday | Reuters
- The Aboul Fotouh Bandwagon
- Kadhafi-Sarkozy : la justice tunisienne savait dès octobre 2011 | Mediapart
- In Syria, dying for democracy - latimes.com
- Egypt’s unlikely front-runner - Salon.com
On Aboul Fotouh.
Abou Bakr Jamai on "mild authoritarianism" in Morocco
- Egypt Brotherhood MPs in Saudi mission to ease crisis | Reuters
- Introducing Arab Spring Tetris | FP Passport
- Philip Farah: Palestinian Christians Against the Occupation
Countering Michael Oren's agitprop.
- Egypt's Amr Mussa battles Mubarak-era stigma in poll - Your Middle East
Good story on Moussa.
- Arab youth look to economy - FT.com
Interesting survey results.
- Ten Days in Iran
Where Andrew Hammond had a great time.
- Free speech requires censorship
- The Incoherence of a Syria Hawk - Robert Wright - International - The Atlantic
- Meshal loses control of Hamas military wing as authority moves to Gaza leadership - Haaretz
- BBC News - Unknown assailants kill six at Cairo protest
- Rise of Muslim Brotherhood frays Egypt-Saudi ties | Egypt Independent
MB, to its credit, yet to give ba'ya.
- Salafi body apologizes to Saudi Arabia for protests outside its embassy | Egypt Independent
It's pander time!
- All blocs support the government except Brotherhood, says Parliament undersecretary | Egypt Independent
- Sources: Militants carried out 50 attacks on Sinai police since January uprising | Egypt Independent
- The Drivers of Insecurity in Mauritania - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Egypt’s Moussa Sees Spending Vital to Economic Recovery - Businessweek
- Marzouki: Episode Three — Julian Assange
Assange interviews Moncef Marzouki - Tunisia's revolutionary president - in episode 3 of his show: (video)
- Saudi ambassador on way back to Egypt capital: Abul-Naga - Ahram Online
- Austria: Ex-Libya oil chief found dead in Danube River | Egypt Independent
Very Cold War-ish.
- Possibly the most compelling, inventive novel this year | Irish Examiner
Review of Ziedan's Azazeel.
- The Current Status of Constitution Making in Tunisia - Carnegie