Ashraf Khalil is an author and journalist based in Cairo. He has covered the Middle East for the past 15 years, and his work has appeared in Time magazine, Foreign Policy, the Wall Street Journal, and the Economist. He is a former Los Angeles Times correspondent in Baghdad and Jerusalem and a former editor-in-chief of the Cairo Times weekly newsmagazine. Khalil is an Egyptian-American, born and raised in the United States and a graduate of Indiana University. His book, Liberation Square: Inside the Egyptian Revolution and the Rebirth of a Nation, was published in 2012.
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