Amil Khan started working as a journalist with a small English-language newspaper in Cairo called the Middle East Times. He then moved to Reuters news agency, covering political scandals, wars and economic meltdown across the Middle East. Amil later returned to London and presented documentaries for the BBC and Channel 4, investigating Muslim extremists and going undercover to expose racist violence on housing estates.
Amil is currently working on a project in Pakistan that aims to challenge the religious legitimacy claimed by extremists. He also writes for the influential US foreign policy blog Abu Muqawama which is hosted by the Center for New American Security (CNAS) and writes occasionally for various publications, including the Guardian's Comment is Free and Foreign Policy magazine.
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