John Simpson is a British journalist and television presenter who has worked as the BBC’s chief correspondent since 1976. He has covered many major events around the world, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Gulf War, and the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States. He is also known for his reporting on human rights issues and his work in war-torn countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. He has written several books about his experiences as a correspondent and the state of the world.