*Over at Liberals Against Terrorism, you can read my most recent Lebanon comments.
*Senator Russ Feingold has written a blog post. (Via Daily Kos)
*Timothy Burke is exceptional this week, posting on Western Civilization and the debate over Paul Wolfowitz
*My Persian professor e-mails this link to a story about a 5000 year-old Iranian tree. I still haven't read the full article.
*Imshin is making me jealous.
*The Leaky Cauldron has the next Harry Potter cover.
*Daniel Drezner posts on the important issue of slavery.
That's enough for right now. Over the weekend I plan to do a post on the Second Ibadhi Imamate, partly to consolidate my own knowledge of the period. Meanwhile, I'm off to this for the evening.