James Carleton is a reporter and alternate presenter of Radio National's Breakfast program. Specialising in national and international politics, especially the Middle East, he has reported for 7.30 and written for the Sydney Morning Herald.
James is well experienced with conflict situations as the father of three young boys.
In 1990 he founded the Sydney University club 'The Dewy-Eyed Whitlamites'. (Image courtesy: Amanda James and Karen Steains)