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Peter Beaumont

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Peter Beaumont is foreign affairs editor at the Observer. He has reported extensively from conflict zones including Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East, and has written widely on human rights issues and the impact of conflict on civilians. The winner of the George Orwell Prize for his reports from Iraq. He is the author of The Secret Life of War: Journeys Through Modern Conflict.

Books by Peter Beaumont

The Secret Life of War

A potential classic. A defining book about the experience of conflict, for those living through it and those reporting it, distilled from a decade and a half on the world's frontlines.

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Summer of Unrest: Revolution Road

SUMMER OF UNREST: Peter Beaumont takes on the 'Arab Spring' and asks whether it is really a regional revolution with shared goals.

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