DANIEL M. VARISCO: He’s clearly been badly wounded and his confidence in those who surround him must have been rocked but it’s still possible Salih will try to stage a comeback.
JUAN COLE: This slick interview with the glib comparisons is typical of the way they think they can get away with anything, anything at all.
RAMZY BAROUD: Eighteen months of relentless pressure by the Israeli authorities eventually bore fruit with the publication of Goldstone’s now notorious op-ed. Cheers can only be heard in Tel Aviv.
ADAM HOROWITZ, LIZZY RATNER, PHILIP WEISS, MONDOWEISS: The most significant achievement of the Goldstone Report is that it has re-framed the Israeli-Palestinian debate.
M. LYNX-QUALEY: With many of the ‘red lines’ now swept away novelists throughout the Arab world are free to touch on subjects hitherto out of bounds.
ALICE HACKMAN: She has been profiled by leading international publications but long before the world discovered Tawakkul Karman she was battling fearlessly in support of human rights.
DAVID SAMEL, MONDOWEISS: It will seem outrageous to Egyptians who risked life in pursuit of democracy but, according to U.S. neo-cons, they owe a debt to the former President.
RAMZY BAROUD: The word ‘revolution’ is overused in the Arab world. What’s happening today in Egypt is rather more deserving.