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  • Reading Bill O’Reilly’s Novel About a TV Newsman Who Murders Several People After Losing His Job via  @jiatolentino  23 hours ago
  • Trump Has Big Demands — and No Leverage — in the Government-Shutdown Fight via  @intelligencer  24 hours ago
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  • NYT: Video Appears to Show Egyptian Soldiers Killing Unarmed Men in Sinai 2 days ago

Peter Tinti

Senior Research Fellow, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime


Peter Tinti is a Senior Research Fellow at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and independent journalist, focusing on conflict, human rights and organized crime. As part of his work for the Global Initiative, Tinti has written and contributed to several reports on organized crime in the Sahel, narcotics trafficking in Mali, and migrant smuggling networks in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

In addition to his work for the Global Initiative, Tinti’s writing and photography has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, and Vice, among other outlets. Tinti’s work covering the conflict in Mali earned him recognition by Action on Armed Violence, which included him on its list titled, “Top 100: The most influential journalists covering armed violence.

His forthcoming book on the smuggling networks behind Europe’s migration crisis, Migrant, Refugee; Smuggler, Savior, co-authored with Tuesday Reitano, will be published by Hurst Publishers in September 2016.