Links 5-16 August 2011

Our long break is almost over — back to normal activity, and the podcast, this weekend!

In the meantime, here is my latest colum for the National, written in the US on Tea Party politics and what they might mean for US policy in the Middle East, and some recent links.


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,