This post contains many links for those who want to learn more about the protests. The links focus mostly, but not exclusively, on Egypt. Some links also address Tunisia, dictatorships, the military, democratic transitions, and diplomacy. Please feel free to add your suggested links in the comments section.
The Tech Angle
twitter: #Jan25 and an analysis of one twitter feed
On the techies in Tahrir
Wael Ghonim’s now-famous video interview
A documentary on Egypt’s April 6 Movement (25-minute video)
“A Tunisian-Egyptian Link That Shook Arab History”
A training manual for protesters (excerpts) (and on Gene Sharp’s influential writings on non-violent protest)(“Dictator Downturn,” 2001)
Egypt’s History of Revolutions
Different Parties and Interest Groups
Unions and others (more on Labor)
Asmaa Mahfouz’s video
The Muslim Brotherhood and its contact with the United States over the years.
A range of social science perspectives (also: Stepan & Linz)(one more: “How Dictators Fall”)(on prediction)
Youth in Morocco (video)
On U.S. Policy
Why US should care
“In Mubarak’s final hours, defiance surprises U.S. and threatens to unleash chaos” (WaPo)
“The Female Factor: Obama Administration Waffled in Its Support of Egyptian Demonstrators”
The US dumped Mubarak
Cyclical vs. fundamental US policy
US military presence in the Gulf
The links are meant to inform with a range of information. They are provided only for educational purposes, not as a sign of endorsement.