Saturday, October 13, 2012

Links for the past week

The following recent articles and reports are worth reading as far as I'm concerned:

David W. Lesch, author of a rcet book about the Assad family,  writes in Al Monitor about a war that more and more shows the same symptoms as we know from the civil war in Lebanon:
The Lebanization of Syria.

American Reconstructionist rabbi and blogger Brant Rosen, explains in an interview about his new book why he embraced BDS:
A Rabbi's Path to Palestinian Solidarity

Dutch Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal gained notoriety for his pro-Zionist stance. The Lebanese paper Al-Akhbar describes his lesser known attempts to get Hezbollah on the list of terrorist organisations:
A Dutchman's Vendetta against Hezbollah

A beautiful portrait by Al Ahram Online of a Coptic revolutionary who was killed during last year's 'Maspero demonstration':

Egypt's Mina Danial: The untold story of a revolutionary,

King Abdallah of Jordan appoints one new prime minister after the other in order to keep ahead of Arab Spring-like upheavals, but he is running out of tricks:
What's (Maybe) new in Jordan  

 The International Crisis Group (ICG) issued a report on the Salafist trend within the Syrian opposition:

Tentative Jihad: Syria's Fundamentalist Opposition

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