ALASDAIR SOUSSI is a Scots-born foreign
affairs freelance journalist and writer currently based in Glasgow. An honours graduate from the
University of Glasgow, he has worked in the likes of Beirut, Cairo, Amman and
He has a record for producing quality copy for some of the world's most prestigious publications, such as The National in Abu Dhabi, The Irish Times in Dublin, The Weekly Standard in Washington, DC, The Herald in Glasgow and The Scotsman in Edinburgh; and for other organisations, such as the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), for whom he has written and acted as a consultant for Unicef fund-raising information packs in Egypt and Tunisia.
With a special interest in the Middle East and Scottish politics, Soussi is available to write features and profiles
concerning a wide-range of foreign affairs-related issues of political,
historical and social significance. Recent features include an analysis of the
case surrounding the Lockerbie bombing, the forthcoming Scottish independence
referendum and the recent referendum on the political status of the Falkland
Islands. Profiles include those of the current US secretary of state, John
Kerry, prime minister of Georgia, Bidzina Ivanishvili, and Suha Arafat, widow
of late president of the Palestinian National Authority, Yasser Arafat.