Stories from Quick Reads from July, 2005
A blogger named Leonard A. Clark, An Arizona National Guardsmen, was punished for his criticism over Iraqi War. He was charged with violating operational security and 11 counts of disobeying...
Saudi Jeans comments on the huge gift given to the Louvre by Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal.
Beiruit Spring on Lebanese attitudes towards their brothers (and sisters) in their armed forces.
Brooding Persian, distressed by the execution of two young men for being homosexual, tries to explain that Iran isn't as simple and as caricatured as it sometimes seems.
A mother of three writes about the difficulties of trying to raise her children in Iraq.
The Marmot's Hole passes along a report that a South Korean academic is arguing the Korean War should be regarded as a “war for the great cause of unification”.
Barcepundit reports that Spain has its own leak scandal about embarrassing information that government doesn't want released.
Brand New Malaysian passes on word that there's now a dedicated IRC channel for Malaysian bloggers.
Jordanian blogger Ahmad Humeid asks can Jordan be the bridge-blog nation?
The Iraq blog A Free Writer suggests that the term ‘extremist’ be retired in favor of “outsiders”.
Iraq the Model asks: “Did Syria and Iran win in their indirect war on Iraq?”