CT software

Take a look at this demo of software used by counter-terrorism analysts to track down individuals and their relationships - the example they use is with a religious charity and individuals in Maadi. And they pronounce Maadi in a funny way.

Hat tip: Intelfusion.

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.