Once again, sorry for the lack of Links posts last week. I was busy with other matters. This post covers June 22nd through today, June 29th. Not surprisingly, most of the links deal with the Iranian election aftermath; stories on Israel are also increasing, mostly due to renewed settlement in the West Bank. And the newest, hottest story is of the coup in Honduras.)
Coup In Honduras
20 People Killed in Peru in Demonstrations
Merkel Stands Besides Demonstrators - "in Iran" (In Germany, not so much.)
Russia Ready for Deep Nuclear Arms Cuts: Medvedev
Odierno: Iraqis Ready for Handover
Violence Erupts in Baghdad as Deadline for U.S. Troops to Withdraw From Major Cities Nears
Iraq After The U.S. Retreat
FBI Files: Saddam Hussein Faked Having WMDs (Old news, but worth linking to.)
Karim Sadjadpour Reminds Chris Wallace That U.S. Meddling in Middle East Politics is Not Productive
David Gregory Badgers Benjamin Netanyahu Over Whether Israel Will Take Unilateral Action Against Iran
Resisting Calls, Israel Insists on Building in the West Bank
Israel Deploys Troops Along Lebanese Border (Near Shebaa Farms, specifically.)
Barak Authorizes Construction of 300 New Homes in West Bank (American reaction? Nothing.)
Pakistan Navy Slated for Major Revamp
Has There Been a Military Coup in Iran by the Revolutionary Guard in Iran?
Reza Aslan on Iran (His interview on The Daily Show.)
Neda: A Civil Rights Struggle
Obama: Neda Video 'Heartbreaking'
The Meaning of Neda
In Iran, Authorities Admit Voting Discrepancies
Rachel Maddow: Iranian Protesters Targetting the Basiji
Evidence Of Western Intelligence Meddling in Iran
Sunday's Protest March Broken Up; Rafsanjani Defers to Khamenei (Sunday referring to June 28th.)
5,000 March Silently in Iran
Washington and the Iran Protests: Would they be Allowed in the US?
Guardianship Council Rules out Annulment of Election Results; Reformists Planning Strikes, Mourning
Chatham House Study Definitively Shows Massive Ballot Fraud in Iran's Reported Results
More Details on Saturday's Demonstrations (This would have been Saturday, June 20th.)
An Interesting Detail
Iran Election Wrap Up
Has the U.S. Played a Role in Fomenting Unrest During Iran’s Election?
Iran: 'There is Very Little Logic at Work' (This was a very interesting personal essay. Must read.)
Obama Questions Legitimacy of Iranian Elections, Says It is ‘Up to the Iranian People to Decide’ Their Leadership.
Lugar: The U.S. Should Still Be Willing To ‘Sit Down’ With Iran For Nuclear Talks
China Crosses the Rubicon
China-India Relations: An Unresolved Border and 60,000 Troops Deployed
Thousands of Anti-Govt Protesters Mass in Bangkok (Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra wants to come home.)
Senegal: Islam, Democracy, Sexy
Indefinite Detention, Anyone? White House is Drafting New Executive Order
Obama Considering an Executive Order Allowing Indefinite Detention.