✚ "All the sincerity of a hostage video"

"All the sincerity of a hostage video" 

As Gregg Carlstrom puts it on his new blog, commenting on this video of Bibi Netnyahu congratulating Obama on his victory.

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.