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Weekend Reading: Understanding Sinai Through Maps, Misguided Anger, and Algeria’s Foreign Policy

by Steven A. Cook
September 22, 2012

A man reads the newspaper at a vendor's stall in Sanaa (Mohamed Al-Sayaghi/Courtesy Reuters). A man reads the newspaper at a vendor's stall in Sanaa (Mohamed Al-Sayaghi/Courtesy Reuters).

The Multinational Force & Observers’ interactive map of the Sinai.

Robin Yassin-Kassab, on his blog Qunfuz, says that last week’s protests sparked by a video mocking Mohammed are misguided, calling them a distraction from the really serious issues in the region.

A post from The Moor Next Door discussing the determinants of the Algerian regime’s foreign policy.

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