FYI: I'll be speaking on Wednesday afternoon at a panel discussion up on the Hill on democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Egypt (sponsored by the Project on Middle East Democracy). I'll be joined by Michele Dunne,Senior Associate and Editor of the Arab Reform Bulletin at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Neil Hicks, International Policy Advisor for Human Rights First and former Director of the Human Rights Defenders Program; and Ambassador Nicholas Veliotes, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs and former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt and Jordan. 2:00-3:30, at the Cannon House Office Building Room 210 (RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org). Should be an interesting discussion!