Almost all of the segment is in English except the first half-minute. Jon Stewart makes an appearance in Cairo on Bassem Youssef’s comedy show. He is introduced as a prominent spy, and comes in and says ‘thank you,’ ‘enough’ (the the applause) and ‘I am a simple man.’
About the Author
Juan Cole is the founder and chief editor of Informed Comment and Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He is author of, among many other books, Muhammad: Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires. Follow him at @jricole.