Pierre Tristam is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed stories covering topics related to the Middle East. A native of Beirut, Lebanon, Tristam became an American citizen in 1986. Since then he has written a variety of articles on the Middle East, foreign affairs, civil liberties, immigration, and federal politics for national and international publications, including FlaglerLive.com, a local non-profit Florida-based news site of which he is also the publisher and editor.
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