The making of Ben Ali at La Goulette

Remember the great video I put up showing Tunisians' reactions to a giant Ben Ali poster appearing in the Tunis suburb of La Goulette? The makers of that stunt — the ad firm Ogilvy — sent me the making-of video above.

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.