Saturday, December 24

Brief Foreign Dispatches (5#) -

Shakespeare and Company is a bookstore and hangout in Paris. George Whitman, its founder, died last week at the age of 98. Tim Martin writes a feature portrait about it.

# Egyptian protesters held a large rally in Tahrir Square demanding that the military step aside and be replaced by a civil government. Women played a prominent role in it.

# Will Oremus reports that Al-Shebaab in Somalia is now on Twitter. Should the Feds shut them down?