Michael Young

Daily Star

Guest

Opinion Editor for the Daily Star, an English-language newspaper in Beirut, Lebanon and Contributing Editor at Reason magazine in the US; author of The Ghosts of Martyrs Square: An Eyewitness Account of Lebanon’s Life Struggle

Michael Young on KCRW

All eyes are on Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is determined to hold on to power despite the resignation of his cabinet and with protests expected again tomorrow after Friday…

Will Syria Be Swept Up by the Winds of Change?

All eyes are on Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is determined to hold on to power despite the resignation of his cabinet and with protests expected again tomorrow after Friday…

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All eyes are on Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is determined to hold on to power despite the resignation of his cabinet and with protests expected again tomorrow after Friday…

Will Syria Be Swept Up by the Winds of Change?

All eyes are on Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is determined to hold on to power despite the resignation of his cabinet and with protests expected again tomorrow after Friday…

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This week's decision by the United Nations Security
Council  to establish a tribunal  for prosecuting those responsible for the
assassination of former Prime Minister  Rafik Hariri ,…

UN to Create Tribunal on Hariri's Death

This week's decision by the United Nations Security Council to establish a tribunal for prosecuting those responsible for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri ,…

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