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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Afternoon links

Iranian newspapers are still breathlessly talking about the gay, Freemason, Zionist, "silly" logo for the 2012 Olympics. (And the T-shirt I designed is already my best selling product in history!)

Leon Wieseltier at TNR on post-post-imperialism and the Arab world. (pass-through link courtesy TNR)

Israel Matzav draws a conclusion about the "peace process."

Liberal-leaning JTA is not thrilled with J-Street.

Speaking of, can anyone find a difference in the positions of J-Street and the American Task Force on Palestine? I think that the ATFP might be more pro-Israel than J-Street, which of course means that J-Street is not pro-Israel.

JPost piles on HRW's downplaying Libya's human rights record.

Azure has a thoughtful article about how international NGOs are affecting world politics, and not usually in a good way.

This article about a left-wing tour through Israel for journalists will hopefully be translated into English soon.