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Analysis of developments in Syria, Egypt, and Iran. Plus extra articles on protest movements and spying… July 3, 2013 Syria Strategy “Is a Strategy for Syria Possible?” Ross Harrison – The Huffington Post Blog, July 1, 2013

Egypt in Revolt “Showdown in Egypt,” Omar Ashour – Project Syndicate, July 2, 2013 “Egypt: Ruling but not Governing,” Steven A. Cook – Council on Foreign Relations, July 1, 2013 “Celebrating a Disaster in Egypt,” Mohamed El Dahshan – Foreign Policy, July 1, 2013 “Give Egypt a Chance for Change,” Mahboob A. Khawaja – Asia Times Online, July 2, 2013

Spotlight on Iran “Why does Washington Always get Iran Wrong?” Trita Parsi and Reza Marashi – Al Jazeera, July 1, 2013 “Iran, Syria, and the Sectarian Challenge,” Suzanne Maloney – Brookings, July 1, 2013

The Workings of a Revolution “You Say You Want a Revolution?” David Rothkopf – Foreign Policy, July 1, 2013 “Will These Youth Protests Spread to Asia’s Corrupted Democracies?” Robert E. Kelly – The Diplomat, June 30, 2013 “Cause and Effect in Brazil’s Protests,” Sean Goforth – The National Interest, July 1, 2013

Spies Like U.S. “Diplomatic Fallout: Experts Warn of Trans-Atlantic Ice Age,” Gregor Peter Schmitz – Spiegel Online International, July 1, 2013 “US-EU Fallout: Eavesdropping on the Free Trade,” Patrick L. Young – RT, July 2, 2013 “Faux Outrage over US Spying on Europe,” Michael Rubin – American Enterprise Institute, July 1, 2013