In Conversation with… Allan Little
Former BBC reporter, special correspondent and presenter of Radio 4’s Today programme. The award-winning journalist and broadcaster reported from Baghdad during the 1991 Gulf War. He covered the break-up of Yugoslavia, co-writing the acclaimed book The Death of Yugoslavia. As the BBC's South Africa correspondent he reported on the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide and the overthrow of Zaire's President Mobutu. He was the BBC's Moscow correspondent during Yeltsin's tenure as Russian president. Alan left the BBC in 2015 to pursue other projects. He was appointed Chair of Edinburgh International Book Festival that year.