NYT critical of Jericho raid!!?!

A rare sensible editorial from the NYT on the Israeli raid on a Palestinian prison in Jericho, even if I don't agree that Britain and the United States are "most to blame" for the fiasco with their military observers. I'd reserve that for, er, Israel.

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.