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Claude Salhani

Senior Editor Trend News Agency

Claude Salhani is a senior editor at the Trend News Agency. He was formerly editor of the Middle East Times and a contributing editor to United Press International. His reporting focuses on Middle East issues and terrorism.

His book While the Arab World Slept: The Impact of the Bush Years on the Middle East, was published by Xlibris in 2009. He is also the author of “Islam Without a Veil: Kazakhstan’s Path of Moderation” (2011) and “Black September to Desert Storm: A Journalist in the Middle East” (1998).

Mr. Salhani has been based in Beirut, Cairo, Paris, Brussels, London, New York and Washington. He was a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of bombing of U.S. Marines in Beirut in 1983.

Articles by Claude Salhani

Islam and the West: Clash of Civilizations?

Is the real problem between Islam and the West — or within Islam itself?

January 13, 2015

The Dividends of Middle East Peace

What could the people of the Middle East achieve if conflict were not omnipresent?

March 15, 2010

The Middle East: Imagine the Dividends of Peace

What might peace in the Middle East look like?

June 29, 2009

Run, Tzipi, Run: A Tipping Point for the Middle East

How does Israeli politics after the February 2009 election resemble the German film "Run Lola Run?"

February 18, 2009