The Los Angeles Warburg Chapter and the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles will host a discussion and luncheon with Souad Mekhennet, Washington Post Correspondent and Author of I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad.
There is a $10 charge for ACG members and a $18 charge for nonmembers to attend this event.
RSVP here by June 14.
Souad Mekhennet, a reporter who has been covering the Middle East, North Africa, and radical Islamic movements since shortly after September 11, is a correspondent for The Washington Post’s national security desk. She has also reported on terrorism for The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, and NPR, and she is the co-author of The Eternal Nazi, Children of Jihad, and Islam. She was one of two reporters who broke the story of Khaled el Masri’s rendition case and worked on a series called “Inside the Jihad,” where she and her colleagues interviewed members of radical jihadist organizations all over the world. Ms. Mekhennet was a 2012 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and she has been a visiting fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Policy at Harvard, the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and the Geneva Center for Security Policy. The daughter of a Turkish mother, and a Moroccan father, she was born and educated in Germany. She is an alumna of the ACG’s Young Leaders Study Group on the Future of Europe: Demographic Trends, Migration, and Social Cohesion.