What Does the Egyptian Revolution Mean For Palestine?



This is a guest post by Amjad Atallah, the Executive Consulting Editor for the Palestine Note, where the post originally appeared. He is also Director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation and an editor for the Middle East Channel at ForeignPolicy.com.

Al Jazeera: Digital Revolutions & Social Network Wars


(click on image for larger version) Tomorrow at 2:45 pm in New York at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism (Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor), Al Jazeera is organizing a public (no charge) meeting hosted by Al Jazeera Empire host Marwan Bishara titled “Information Wars.

Egyptian Foreign Minister: US Should Not Impose Will on Egypt; Violence Against Uprising Possible



PBS NewsHour‘s Margaret Warner has secured very important interviews with Egypt Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit. In the five minute clip above, Foreign Minister Gheit is pushing back, telling the US that its expectations are out of line with political and time realities in Egypt.

White House – State Department Press Call on Egypt



Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes and newly minted State Department Policy Planning Chief Jake Sullivan just held an on the record conference call on events in Egypt and America’s position. Rhodes outlined the three central pillars of the Obama White House’s approaches to the turmoil in Egypt.