No US veto.
New understandings of the law: Not all Americans are equal. Sepia Mutiny has a two articles (1, 2) on how laws are being created ad hoc for Muslims, or how old laws are being re-read to apply in situations that they weren’t meant to. After London, flying has apparently become quite the ordeal. I have missed it so far, but travel season is coming up for me now. Al-Muhajabah Aziz at City of Brass Sepia Mutiny On a slightly lighter note, HijabMan has a wonderful post on how Muslim men do/don’t like a little naked Kate Moss with their prayers.
Been laid up up for a few days with a bum ankle. This has given me some time to catch up on my web reading. It doesn’t look good from here. Forgetting Iraq and Saudi Arabia, for the moment, I am saddened that calmer voices have been shouted down both here and in the Muslim world. We have made this an issue about Islam, and I too have been guilty of this. I apologise. I have recently been in the company of some really interesting thinkers listening to them debate the current state of Islam. Thinkers such as Reinhard Schulzeand…
Nick Kristof is in fine form today. I have to admit, I stopped watching MTV when they stopped showing music. It’s good to know that it is giving coverage to the region. I skimmed A Problem from Hell and it’s really good. Highly recommend it.