Links 22-24 January 2012

Some handcrafted links I didn't have time to bookmark properly:
And the usual that already went out on Twitter:

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,