Packer on Iraq

George Packer has reportedly written a fantastic piece on Iraq for the New Yorker. More on this when I've read the whole 20,000 words.

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region,