The Carnegie Endowment for Peace has a translation of and commentary on the most recent draft of the Iraqi Constitution's Bill of Rights.
My virtual son, Andrew Ackerman, is in Atlanta for a weekend visit. I am so jealous. He was at the going away party in Washington, DC, for Belle Waring on Thursday evening. Jason Kuznicki and Belle give their reports on the DC gathering.
Will Franklin will host the next History Carnival on 1 August at WILLisms. Send your nominations of exemplary history posts since 15 July to: willisms*at*gmail*dot*com. The Cranky Professor will host the inaugural ancient/medieval rendition of Carnivalesque on 7 August. Send your nominations of history posts that have appeared in the last three months on the period prior to about 1450 C. E. to professor*at*crankyprofessor*dot*com.
In last two weeks, Sepoy has had a terrific series of posts at Chapati Mystery: That Terror Thing, That Terror Thing, II, That Terror Thing, III, and That Terror Thing, IV. They'll change your way of thinking about terrorism and the aims of the terrorists.