Peter Tinti is an independent journalist covering politics, culture and security in West Africa. Formerly based in Bamako, Mali, he is currently traveling between several countries throughout the Sahel/Sahara.

Among other outlets, Tinti’s writing and photography has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street JournalForeign Policy, World Politics Review, Christian Science Monitor, Al Jazeera, The Independent, The Telegraph, and Think Africa Press. He also publishes on Beacon.

In 2013, Action On Armed Violence included Tinti in its list “Top 100: The most influential journalists covering armed violence.”