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Mubarak, his wife Suzane, Ben Ali and Gaddafi holding a sign saying "bloody hell, who wants to be a ruler anymore? donations in dollar only."

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.