Nicholas Blincoe

A country in crisis

According to Jack Shenker, things could hardly be worse for this great country after its tragically failed revolution

Jack Shenker is a throwback to an older, more romantic age when foreign correspondents were angry, partisan and half-crazed with frustration at the stupidity of the powerful. He made his name in Egypt, arriving with nothing more than a desire to be a reporter. As the revolution began, he moved to Tahrir Square and started to publish stories in the Guardian.

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