News and Analysis (12/01/08)

Note to Muslims — sometimes civil disobedience is both the moral AND legal thing to do:

Optimism fades as Obama’s cabinet nominations do not indicate a break with the Bush administration’s hawkish policies or America’s pro-Israeli stance:

The only gunman captured after the attacks said he belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistani militant group which was banned in 2002:

Libyan ship containing food, blankets and powdered milk forced to dock in Egypt:

“I became more aware of people’s struggles,” she said. “I didn’t think about repercussions. I wasn’t calling for war or killing. I just called people to hold to their dreams, their dignity.” — Iman Bakry

Robert Baer, a former CIA operative, argues Iran’s attempt to domininate Arab politics should be met with diplomacy and negotiation rather than confrontation:

Imran

Minaret of Freedom Institute Program Assistant

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