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UP Front- 10 Things You Need To know about the Middle East. Part 1and Part 2


Resources that may be helpful:
http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/world/arab-unrest/index.html

BBC- Arab Uprising Country by Country

One Year Later- 5 Lessons of Arab Revolts The Brookings Institute

Arab Spring- The Path of Protest GUARDIAN

Strategic Studies Institute- American Interests in Middle East after Arab Spring
http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/index.cfm/articles/The-Arab-Spring-and-the-Future-of-US-Interests/2011/8/2#egypt

New York Times topic page:
- Syria: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/syria/index.html

- Bahrain: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/bahrain/index.html

- Libya: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/libya/index.html

SYRIA
PBS Frontline on Syria: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/syria-undercover/

Interactive map: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/foreign-affairs-defense/syria-undercover/interactive-map-syrias-uprising/

This coverage of Middle East conflict/Syria on Fresh Air:http://www.npr.org/2012/09/18/161345903/journalist-examines-chaotic-fighting-in-syria

New cartoons depicting Prophet Mohammed in France satirizing debate over depiction of Prophet and testing freedom of expression: http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/19/world/europe/france-mohammed-cartoon/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

French ban on some forms of veiling: http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/04/11/explainer-islamic-headscarves-and-frances-burqa-ban/

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