Links 21-22 March 2011

  • Gaddafi : the Corsican connection
    Was Muammar's real father Corsican? (Am told this is right-wing French disinfo from the 1970s against Corsican nationalists, but entertaining nonetheless.)

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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.