Weekend Reading: Iraq’s Sects, Jordan’s Elections, and Bahrain’s Social Networks
Steven A. Cook
January 18, 2013
A man reads the Koran at the Al-Masjid al-Nabawi, before the early morning prayer of Al-Fajr in the holy city of Medina (Amr Dalsh/Courtesy Reuters).
Wadah Khanfar discusses Iraq’s problem of increased sectarian tension, which threatens Iraq’s security and the security of the whole region.
Abdulilah, posting on AmmonNews, offers reflections on Jordan’s upcoming parliamentary elections, which will take place on January 23.
Justin Gengler posts, among other links related to Bahrain, a link to an analysis of Bahrain’s social networks.
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