Bassem Youssef

comedian, political satirist and author

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Bassem Youssef is a comedian and political satirist, and the author of Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring.

Youssef was a cardiac surgeon in his native Egypt.

Bassem Youssef on KCRW

In June 2012, Egypt was in transition.

Bassem Youssef and Sara Taksler on 'Tickling Giants'

In June 2012, Egypt was in transition.

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President Trump met with Egypt’s president this week. We get reaction from comedian Bassem Youssef, who launched the first political satire show in Egypt.

'Egypt's Jon Stewart' on whether satire can bring political change

President Trump met with Egypt’s president this week. We get reaction from comedian Bassem Youssef, who launched the first political satire show in Egypt.

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