A short history of Iraqi cartoonists

The LA Times has a lovely article on Iraqi cartoonists under Saddam Hussein and now. The best thing about it is a flash slideshow, narrated by reporter Borzou Daragahi, with a lot of examples of past and present newspaper cartoons.

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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, www.arabist.net.