About the Author
Krithika Varagur is an American journalist based in Indonesia. Her major project as a reporter has been investigating Gulf investments and influence in the Muslim world. She writes for The Guardian, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy and The New York Review of Books. A graduate of Harvard, she has also written humor for The New Yorker and McSweeney’s and has been a live correspondent for NPR, the BBC, and Democracy Now!, among other international media outlets. Her reporting has been funded by the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting and the International Reporting Project.