Washington Bureau Chief; Al Jazeera Media Newtwork
In 1999, Mr. Foukara joined The World, a co-production of the BBC Public Radio International and GWBH Boston as an Arab World affairs reporter. In 2001, he continued to report for the BBC in London out of D.C. while also serving as a Senior Editor on All-Africa.com, the world’s largest provider of African news and analysis. In 2002, he joined Al-Jazeera Satellite Channel initially as a Washington-based reporter and subsequently became head of its United Nations office. As of 2006, he is currently the Channel’s Washington Bureau Chief and host of Min Washington, a weekly round table show on American political and cultural affairs. Mr. Foukara has been a frequent guest on radio and television news, and has served as panelist and keynote speaker at a number of world conferences, military colleges and organization events.