Jason Burke

Jason Burke is a British journalist and author. He has been a staff foreign correspondent for the Guardian and the Observer, for nearly twenty years. He has lived and worked in the Middle East, South Asia, Europe and Africa.

​Much of his reporting has focused on conflicts, and particularly Islamic militancy. ​

His books include Al-QaedaOn the Road to Kandahar, and The 9/11 Wars. His most recent work is The New Threat; his next will be about the ​terrorism of the 1970s.