Khaled Duran

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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.[1] He worked with Steve Emerson on his film Jihad in America,[2] and is thought to have coined the term Islamofascism.[3] 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.[4]



  1. Daniel Pipes, 'An American Rushdie?', Jerusalem Post, 4 July 2001
  2. Richard H. Curtiss, Washington Report on Middle Eastern Affairs, September 1999, pp.138-140
  3. Albert Scardino, '1-0 in the propaganda war. How the right played the fascism card against Islam', The Guardian, 4 February 2005
  4. Laura Miller War is Sell, PR Watch, 2002, 4th Quarter