Spies denounce corrupt Blair

MI6 has refused to give credit to Tony Blair's claim that the investigation into the BAe-Saudi deal he closed down last month was for "security reasons."

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.