Links

September 24-30, 2012 Links

Last week stories you may have missed from the Middle East and beyond:

Protesters Burn Bangladesh Buddhist Temples” Al-Jazzera
Qatar Urges ‘Arab Intervention’ in Syria” The Sydney Morning Herald
Egypt Mulling Qatari Proposal for Arab Intervention in Syria: Morsi Aide” Ahram Online
Turkey’s Kurdish Calculus” Wall Street Journal
Israel Finance Minister Says Iran Economy ‘on Verge of Collapse‘” Reuters
Arab Spring Affects Countries Differently, Says King” Jordan News Agency
Many Egyptians Fear Morsi May be an Autocratic Leader Who Replaced Another” Washington Post

Lebanon

Weekend Thinking: Eye on Lebanon

While King Abdullah has managed to prevent the Syrian civil war from destabilizing Jordan, Lebanon, with its fragile government, delicate sectarian balance and history of invasions, wars and occupations, may not be as lucky. Continue reading “Weekend Thinking: Eye on Lebanon”