For more than 40 years Martin Smith has literally covered the world reporting from Central America to Russia to The Middle East. He returned recently from Iran and Saudi Arabia. He began his career at CBS, produced documentaries with Peter Jennings at ABC and for the last 25 years has produced award winning productions for Frontline on PBS.
His recent productions include Chasing Heroin , Inside Assad's Syria, Obama At War, and The Rise Of Isis. He was one of the first journalists to investigate the emergence of Osama Bin Laden and the Al Qaeda network. He has reported on the Taliban from Pakistan's dangerous tribal areas and prepared a documentary primer on the policy options the Trump administration faces.
The Middle East seems to be in constant turmoil and few people understand it all better than Martin Smith.