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Tunisia’s election: counter-revolution or democratic transition? « The Immanent Frame

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Egypt: Protesters’ Blood on the Military Leadership’s Hands | Human Rights Watch

Egypt: Protesters’ Blood on the Military Leadership’s Hands | Human Rights Watch | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
(New York) – Egypt’s military rulers should immediately order riot police to stop using excessive force against protesters and to reduce their presence in the areas surrounding Tahrir Square to a level that allows for the maintenance of security...
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The struggle to document Egypt's revolution

The struggle to document Egypt's revolution | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
Historians are racing to gather material for the national archives, but decisions about what to include have political significance...
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Bahrain Demonstrations Echoed in Iraq on Eve of Arab League Meeting

Bahrain Demonstrations Echoed in Iraq on Eve of Arab League Meeting | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
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The Return to "Normalcy" in the Gulf 

The Return to "Normalcy" in the Gulf  | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
The U.S. is not so much ignoring the Arab Spring (since it cannot be ignored), but viewing it in t...
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Crack-down in Bahrain

We talked about Bahrain in our last podcast. I have been in touch with students and professors the...
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5 000 Qatari troops helped to colonize Libya [Voltaire Network]

5 000 Qatari troops helped to colonize Libya [Voltaire Network] | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
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Russ Baker: The Saudi Arab Spring Nobody Noticed / Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics

Russ Baker: The Saudi Arab Spring Nobody Noticed / Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
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No justice for the UAE five

Five activists charged with opposing the Emirati government, inciting demonstrations and insulting...
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Syria’s Deadly Assault on Homs

Syria’s Deadly Assault on Homs | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
The death toll continues to rise in Syria. Hundreds of largely unarmed people have reportedly been killed in the city of Homs alone. The crisis in Syria is escalating.
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Beyond the Fall of the Syrian Regime | Middle East Research and Information Project

Beyond the Fall of the Syrian Regime | Middle East Research and Information Project | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
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'Gentlemen, We Shot a Judge' and Other Tales of Blackwater, DynCorp, and Triple Canopy's Rampage Through Iraq

'Gentlemen, We Shot a Judge' and Other Tales of Blackwater, DynCorp, and Triple Canopy's Rampage Through Iraq | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
Every time a Blackwater centurion discharged his weapon in Iraq, the company filed a written report with the U.S. State Department. Blackwater shot Iraq to shit.
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What to make of these elections?

The events of the last couple of weeks in Egypt have been incredibly complicated, bringing toge...
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Interview: Egypt violence

Hossam Bahgat is the founder and director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights - and a leading defender of civil rights in Egypt. He is calling for...
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مترجم بالعربي: Dan Rather Reports: Bahrain Revolution

من اقوى الأفلام الوثائقية لهذا العام 2012 من انتاج شبكة (HDnet) الأمريكية يحكي واقع الثورة البحرينية مترجم: وثائقي "بين الثورة البحرينية والسياسة الأمريكية" ...
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Qatar, the GCC, and the Arab Uprisings  

The Arab League’s deadline for Syria to stop the “bloody repression”...
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Blue Coat: Concern for Criminal Penalties, Not Human Rights | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Blue Coat: Concern for Criminal Penalties, Not Human Rights | Electronic Frontier Foundation | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
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Yemen: Can AQAP mount an insurgency? 

This post was co-authored by the editor of the recently released report " A False Foundation?...
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The Growing Rebellion in Saudi Arabia

The Growing Rebellion in Saudi Arabia | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia's King has been unusually outspoken against Syria's regime. But what about the rebellion in his own Kingdom?
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The UAE's global ambitions post-Libya

The UAE's global ambitions post-Libya | MENA 2011-2012 | Scoop.it
This post was contributed by Jenifer Fenton.

It is a dot on a map dwarfed by its neighbors, ...
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