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The Lessons of Iran's Protests. They might not have been as widespread as those in 2009, but protesters' demands won't be easily satisfied (the Atlantic).
Why the Iranian Uprising Won’t Die. Even if these protests are snuffed out, a new line has been crossed. There’s no going back (Politico).
Will Iran’s Protests Help the Hard-Liners? The recent demonstrations could cripple the moderate President Rouhani and cement the conservatives’ grip on power (the New York Times).
Egypt’s Presidential Race Loses Popular Candidate. The strongest challenger to Egypt’s military-backed leader Ahmed Shafik withdrew from the country’s presidential race on Sunday, with his lawyer saying the government had forced him to drop out (the New York Times).