Con Coughlin

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Full name: Con Coughlin

Area of interest: Foreign Affairs, The Middle East

Journals/Organisation: The Daily Telegraph

Email: con.coughlin@telegraph.co.uk

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Website: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/concoughlin

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Networks: https://twitter.com/concoughlin

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Education: Oxford University

Career: Joined The Daily Telegraph in 1980: amongst other roles has been Defence and Intelligence Editor and Managing Editor of The Sunday Telegraph

Current position/role: executive foreign editor

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Viewpoints/Insight: Author discusses: Saddam: King Of Terror, 2002 (audio)

Broadcast media:

Video: Regular contributions on world affairs for BBC and Sky News channels

Controversy/Criticism: The Telegraph's toxic attack - For a newspaper that is consistently against torture, Con Coughlin's vitriolic article about Binyam Mohamed is shocking - Henry Porter & Afu Hirsch, The Guardian Cif, 11th February 2010

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  • Hostage: Complete Story of the Lebanon Captives (Time Warner Paperbacks; New Ed edition, 1993) ISBN 0751502448
  • A Golden Basin Full of Scorpions: The Quest for Modern Jerusalem Warner (Futura; New Ed edition, 1998) ISBN 075152364X
  • Saddam: The Secret Life (Macmillan, 2002) ISBN 0333782003
  • Saddam: King of Terror (Ecco, 2002) ISBN 0060505419
  • Saddam: His Rise and Fall (Harper Perennial, 2005) ISBN 0060505435

Latest work: American Ally: Tony Blair and the War on Terror (Politico's Publishing Ltd, 2006) OCLC 61247340

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Current debate:http://www.intelligencesquared.com/people/c/con-coughlin

The Daily Telegraph:

Column name: Inside Abroad

Remit/Info: Commentary on foreign affairs, especially the Middle East. "Con Coughlin is an expert on international terrorism and the Middle East; with the benefit of 25 years in foreign journalism, he deftly scrutinises world affairs" - The Daily Telegraph

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Email: con.coughlin@telegraph.co.uk

Website: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/concoughlin

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Day published: Friday

Regularity: Weekly

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Average length: 1000 words

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