Khaled Duran is a Middle East expert popular on the American right. Born of a Spanish mother and a Moroccan father, he has lived in the United States since 1986, teaching and writing mostly about Islam at leading universities and think tanks. He worked with Steve Emerson on his film Jihad in America, and is thought to have coined the term Islamofascism. He became a cause célèbre’ for the American right after he was attacked for his book Children of Abraham, which he wrote for the American Jewish Committee. He used to direct a think-tank called the Council on Middle Eastern Affairs and is a member of the editorial board of Daniel Pipes's Middle Eastern Quarterly.
- Daniel Pipes, 'An American Rushdie?', Jerusalem Post, 4 July 2001
- Richard H. Curtiss, Washington Report on Middle Eastern Affairs, September 1999, pp.138-140
- Albert Scardino, '1-0 in the propaganda war. How the right played the fascism card against Islam', The Guardian, 4 February 2005
- Laura Miller War is Sell, PR Watch, 2002, 4th Quarter