||Author and journalist
Scott Daniel Peterson (born c. 1966) is an author and journalist. He graduated from Yale University in 1988 with a degree in English and was a member of Manuscript Society in his senior year. He was a Middle East correspondent for the Daily Telegraph but as of 2000 was a staff writer and Moscow bureau chief for the Christian Science Monitor. His first book, Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda (2001), is an account of his experiences and observations during a decade of reporting from Sub-Saharan Africa. His second book, Let the Swords Encircle Me: Iran--A Journey Behind the Headlines (2010), is based on more than thirty extended reporting trips to Iran.
Peterson was one of only a few journalists to report in depth on the subject of depleted uranium contamination in Iraq.
- Scott Peterson (2001). Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-93063-4. — reviews:
- Scott Peterson (2010). Let the Swords Encircle Me: Iran--A Journey Behind the Headlines. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4165-9728-5.
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