Philip Smucker

Author: Riding with George, My Brother/My Enemy, Al Qaeda's Great Escape

Philip G. Smucker (Alexandria, VA) is an independent journalist and the author of the forthcoming Riding with George, and previously My Brother, My Enemy: America and the Battle of Ideas across the Islamic World as well as the highly acclaimed Al-Qaeda’s Great Escape: The Military and the Media on Terror’s Tail, He has spent the last twenty-five years as an overseas reporter, covering conflicts across many countries including Haiti, Serbia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Cambodia. He received three Pulitzer nominations for his reporting and has worked and written for many publications, including the Atlantic Monthly, Daily Telegraph, Asia Times, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today,Time, and the The International Herald Tribune. He has appeared on national television and radio as an expert on the Islamic world, including on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, Hardball with Chris Matthews, CNN, PBS News Hour, and The Diane Rehm Show. To learn more about Philip Smucker's latest book, please visit, or visit: (to see his earlier work.)