Balint Szlanko

Freelance Journalist covering the Middle East

Balint Szlanko is a freelance journalist specialising in the Middle East and armed conflict, covering Syria since early 2012. He has written and filmed for publications including The Economist, Le Monde Diplomatique, AP, AFP, Al Jazeera, USA Today, The Daily Beast, Vice and Monocle. His website is and he tweets at @balintszlanko.