Steven A. Cook

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Weekend Reading: Saudi Tweets, Ennahda’s Decline, and Ramadan’s Odd Missive

by Steven A. Cook
March 2, 2013

A clergyman sits at his bookshop in Tabriz historic market, 633 km (393 miles) northwest of Tehran (Morteza Nikoubazl/Courtesy Reuters).


An interview with anonymous Twitter user @Mujtahidd, who has been tweeting provocative things about Saudi Arabia’s rulers.

An article from Muftah, discussing the declining credibility of Tunisia’s Ennahda party.

Arun Kapil takes a hard look at Tariq Ramadan’s most recent book.


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