Slow posting for a while

I am traveling throughout next week, so light if any posting till the middle of the month. In the meantime:

1. Isn't Alan Johnston great? Great TV interviews since his release.

2. The Christopher Hitchens article on Tunisia I asked about is online, and it's awful.

3. When khawagas have no shame.
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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.