Sara Khorshid


Sara Khorshid is an Egyptian journalist, writer, and policy analyst who has covered Egypt and the region, as well as Muslim-Western relations, for the past 12 years. Her articles have been published in the New York Times, the Guardian, Jadaliyya, al-Shorouk, Al Jazeera,  Al Arabiya, Al-Monitor, Asharq Al-Awsat, Common Ground News Service, and numerous other media outlets. Until 2009, she was managing editor of the Politics in Depth section at She frequently speaks with media outlets and at international conferences and events. She writes about U.S.-Egypt relations; Egyptian politics and social justice; gender issues; democracy and rule of law in Egypt; the fight against corruption, poverty, police brutality, and human rights abuses; and how Arabs or Egyptians and “Westerners” have viewed each other at both the popular and government levels.