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Ian Black (journalist)

Ian Black is a British journalist and author focusing on international political issues. He is a visiting senior fellow at the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science[1]. He was Middle East editor at The Guardian newspaper[2], starting in 1980 as a reporter, Middle East correspondent, diplomatic editor, European editor and leader writer.


In 2010, Black was awarded a Peace through Media Award by the International Council for Press and Broadcasting at the sixth annual International Media Awards in London[3]


  • Israel's Secret Wars: A History of Israel's Intelligence Services by Ian Black, Benny Morris (Grove Press, 1991) ISBN 0-8021-1159-9
  • Zionism and the Arabs 1936-1939 by Ian Black (Routledge, 2016) ISBN 978-1138907348
  • Enemies and Neighbors: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017 by Ian Black (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) ISBN 978-0802127037


  1. ^ "Ian Black". 9 October 2019. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Ian Black | The Guardian". 9 October 2019. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  3. ^ Deans, Jason (11 May 2010). "Guardian Middle East editor wins peace through media award". Retrieved 13 November 2017.

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