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10 days too late

2 Mar, '1121 Comments

Mona Eltahawy speaking at the J Street Conference 2011 (2.27.11) . These are her complete opening remarks. History before Our Eyes: Broader Implications of Democracy Movements in the Arab World. — thanks for sharing Rami.

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The Opposition’s Demands – the real deal this time

1 Mar, '1123 Comments

These are the opposition’s demands for entering into a dialogue from a more reliable source: The gist of the translated demands (original shown in Arabic below) are: A new constitution forged by a constituent assembly elected to establish a constitutional monarchy and an elected Government. The adoption of an equitable electoral system to achieve representation […]

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Is there any better time than this to talk?

Is there any better time than this to talk?

1 Mar, '1117 Comments

I honestly don’t think so. The invitation to dialogue is about two weeks old and all what we’ve had so far – at least as far as I can see – are unilateral monologues fueled by wild speculation and rumours. The opposition seems to be biding its time in order to extract more concessions, while […]

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Opposition’s Conditions for National Dialogue

Opposition’s Conditions for National Dialogue

28 Feb, '1136 Comments

Here’s a list I received detailing the opposition’s requirements to enter the national dialogue called for by the Crown Prince. I cannot vouch for them as I cannot get independent confirmation, but they look genuine and represent them here for their informational value, and hope that we can start this dialogue here too. Objectives of […]

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Hitler’s reaction to the cancellation of Bahrain’s F1

27 Feb, '115 Comments

Hilarious!! Thanks Fareed for sharing!!

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