Pierre Haski was born in Tunis (Tunisia) in 1953. He graduated from the Centre de Formation des Journalistes in Paris. He worked as a journalist at Agence France-Presse and at the French daily Libération , notably as a correspondent in Johannesburg, Jerusalem and Beijing, as well as Foreign Editor and Deputy Editor. In 2007 he cofounded the news website Rue89.com. Currently, international affairs columnist for the magazine L’Obs.