David Hearst

Editor-in-Chief of Middle East Eye,

David Hearst is Editor in Chief of Middle East Eye, an independent website based in London covering the Middle East in English and French. He appears as a foreign affairs commentator on the BBC, Channel Four, Voice of America, National Public Radio, Al Jazeera English and Arabic, TRT World and Al Araby TV. Before launching Middle East Eye, Hearst was Chief Foreign Leader writer for The Guardian, in addition to serving as the organisation’s Associate Foreign Editor, Moscow Bureau Chief, Europe Correspondent, and Belfast Correspondent.