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Fatima Bhutto

Daughter of Mir Murtaza Bhutto and niece of Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, and author of Songs of Blood and Sword

Fatima graduated from Columbia University in 2004, majoring in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures and from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in 2005 with a Masters in South Asian Government and Politics. She is the author of two books: Whispers of the Desert and 8.50 a.m. 8 October 2005.She covered the Israeli Invasion and war with Lebanon from Lebanon in the summer of 2006 and also reported from Iran in January 2007 and Cuba in April 2008.Fatima’s work has appeared in the New Statesman, Daily Beast, Guardian, and The Caravan Magazine.

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