Iran and Afghanistan

At the Global Affairs blog, Farideh Farhi weighs in on Iranian human rights activist Emadeddin Baghi. She suggests that “it also suggests a shift of approach by Ahmadinejad‚Äôs paranoid government from the harassment of well-known human rights activists to their arrest.”

Barnett Rubin weighs in on reports of the Afghanistan government negotiating with the Taliban.

And check out David Morse on Sudan at Tomdispatch.com.

Also, Shahid Buttar on Musharraf and Pakistan.

See also Edwin Moise, Iraq Wars Bibliography– a useful research tool.