Viva la revolucion!

Some of the best commentary on the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions:

Rober Fisk on the historical context of the uprisings and the future of Arab-Israeli relations:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/robert-fisk-a-tyrants-exit-a-nations-joy-2212487.html#

Tariq Ali on the meaning of the Eyptian revolution and fall of Mubarak:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/feb/11/egypt-cairo-hosni-mubarak

Noam Chomsky on the imperial motives of the US:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/feb/04/radical-islam-united-states-independence

During such a eventful week I’m somewhat saddened by the thought that the late Edward Said is not around to bare witness.  Gary Younge pays tribute to Said here:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/feb/13/west-no-longer-honest-broker-peace

Tags: , , ,