Raymond Ibrahim

Raymond Ibrahim is associate director of the Middle East Forum, author of The Al Qaeda Reader (Doubleday, 2007), and deputy publisher of The Middle East Quarterly. A widely published author on Islam, he regularly discusses that topic with the media, including Fox News, C-SPAN, Reuters, Al-Jazeera, NPR, CBN, and PBS. Mr. Ibrahim guest-lectures at the National Defense Intelligence College (Washington, D.C.), briefs governmental agencies (such as U.S. Strategic Command), provides expert testimony for Islam related lawsuits, and has testified before Congress regarding the conceptual failures that dominate American discourse concerning Islam.  He began his career as a reference assistant at the Library of Congress’ Near East Section.