Biography

Ashraf KhalilASHRAF KHALIL has covered the Middle East for Time Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, the Times of London and The Economist.  He worked as a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times in Baghdad and Jerusalem and has been based in Cairo for most of the last fifteen years. He is an Egyptian-American, born and raised in the US and a graduate of Indiana University. His first book, Liberation Square: Inside the Egyptian Revolution and the Rebirth of a Nation, was published by St. Martin’s Press on January 3, 2012.