The Long Shadow of 9/11
Rob Malley and Jon Finer on US counter-terrorism policy
malley  counter-terrorism  uspolicy 
Who gets to tell Iraq’s history?
Avi Asher-Shapiro on the NYT ISIS document affair.
iraq  ISIS  media 
La politique du feuilleton (1/2) : l’Égypte et sa police
There were six series praising the police on Egyptian TV this Ramadan.
police  egypt  television 
Libyan army arrests former bin Laden driver Abu Sufian bin Qumu in Derna
I really wonder why he is considered one of the most important people in Al Qaeda if he was just OBL's drivers.
libya  derna 
The Mask It Wears
Pankaj Mishra on liberal internationalism.
2 days ago
Moscow’s Maghreb Moment
Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck and Vasily Kuznetsov
2 days ago
Newspaper Pledges to Return ISIS Documents to Iraq
@ursulind in @AlFanarMedia on the resolution (seemingly) of the NYTimes' removal of ISIS files from Iraq
iraq  archives  nytimes  isis 
6 days ago
What Happens in the Gulf Doesn’t Stay in the Gulf
Rob Malley on how Qatar-UAE rivalry is destabilizing Somalia
qatar  uae  somalia 
10 days ago
Saudi Arabia Suffers Shock Collapse In Inward Investment - Forbes
Funny how that happens when you arrest and blackmail your businessmen.
10 days ago
Sisi's 'final' term? | Mada Masr
Must-read for Egypt-watchers on constitutional amendments
egypt  constitution 
11 days ago
Innocence Abroad
@ursulind on what American can learn abroad, and the writing of Henry James, Suzy Hansen, James Baldwin & Omar El Akkad
12 days ago
Arabic version of Paris Libya declaration 29 May
الإعلان السياسي حول ليبيا
باريس ، 29 مايو ، 2018

بالإشارة إلى التزام المجتمع الدولي بدعم السلام والأمن والاستق...
libya  from notes
20 days ago
After dumping the nuclear deal, Trump has no strategy for Iran
Very good piece by Suzanne Maloney esp. on the inflated expectations of the JCPOA.
5 weeks ago
Egypt battles to rein in debt
Heba Saleh interviews Egyptian Finance Minister Amr Garhy
egypt  economics 
6 weeks ago
Votes for sugar
Tom Stevenson on the Sisilection
8 weeks ago
Asma Lamrabet quits official post over women's inheritance rights
Moroccan feminist scholar of religion who @ursulind just profiled for @AlFanarMedia
morocco  feminism  islam 
12 weeks ago
Elections en Egypte
Good radio show (FR) feat. Stephane Lacroix, Jean-Pierre Filiu, etc.
12 weeks ago
Why do white people like what I write?
Pankaj Mishra on Ta-Nehisi Coates; delicious and deserved attack on The Atlantic.
racism  us 
february 2018
The West’s war on itself | Synaps
This is a great critique of CVE/PVE by Peter Harling, Alex Simon & Ben Schonveld
february 2018
MEI Editor's Blog: I'm Retiring as Editor
Michael Collins Dunn is retiring - but will continue blogging
february 2018
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