Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Friday, February 4, 2011

Arab Uprising Fallout: Even Putin Gets A Taste of the Protests While Facebook Fails Syrian's Call for Change

Hundreds of Russians protest against Putin http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2011/feb/04/eu-russia-protest/

Russia's Central Bank Will `Act Decisively' to Meet 2011 Inflation Target - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/fPCm6e

AFP: Facebook fails to ignite protests in Syria http://bit.ly/ehxLU1

Jordan Islamists demand speedy political reform http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/04/idINIndia-54670520110204


Factbox: Groups challenging Yemen's government | Reuters http://reut.rs/hnsFpG
  
Senators question intelligence agencies' anticipation of Egypt uprising http://wapo.st/gHNwc3

U.S. Criticizes Somali Parliament Extension - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/evAD3o

Gulf Arab governments tackle higher food prices | Reuters http://reut.rs/eZLUR0