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Mary Anne Weaver is an author and journalist working as a correspondent for “The New Yorker”. Her books include “Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2002) and “A Portrait of Egypt: A Journey Through the World of Militant Islam” (1999,2000). She was an Alicia Patterson Fellow for 2001. A specialist in South Asian and Middle Eastern affairs, based in New Delhi, Cairo, Athens, and Bangkok, she joined “The New Yorker” magazine as a writer and foreign correspondent in 1987.
Before joining “The New Yorker”, she was a correspondent for “The-Sunday Times” of London, the “Christian Science Monitor”, the “London Times”, and “The Washington Post”.