Powerline reports that Juan Cole won't be going to Yale. He was soundly voted down by the Senior Appointments Committee. One can't help but wonder if his virtual meltdown over Christopher Hitchens column a while back didn't help decide the matter.
Nail Yale does not have a confirmation of this yet. In fact, Clint has the opposite rumor up from several days ago. Clint's also got some new stuff about Hashemi.