Hafez Al-Mirazi is the Washington Bureau Chief for Al-Jazeera Television. Previously, he was correspondent for BBC Arabic/World Service in Washington and talk show host for the Arab News Network and Arab network of America in Washington. He also held positions as writer, editor, and broadcaster for Voice of America in Washington. Mr. Al-Mirazi started his career as a radio journalist and broadcaster with Voice of the Arabs (Sawot Al-Arab) on Cairo Radio in Egypt in 1980. He holds Masters in World Politics from the Catholic University of America in Washington and a Bachelor in Political Science from Cairo University. Mr. Al-Mirazi has lived in Washington and covered US politics since 1983.