Freelance journalist in the Middle East; former correspondent for Time magazine
America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan could be covered from news bureaus established in Baghdad or Kabul. Syria's civil war is a different story in more ways than one.
Jul. 17, 2013from To the Point
Syria's military regime has declared a ceasefire for the four-day Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which begins tomorrow.
Oct. 25, 2012from To the Point
The US has joined other countries in expelling Syria’s top diplomats, and Russia has signed a United Nations press statement condemning "outrageous use of force against [the]…
May. 29, 2012from To the Point
Julian Castro, former HUD secretary and former San Antonio Mayor, says his housing plan calls for a much greater investment to end homelessness by 2028.
Jul. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
So, we’re going to hear from Robert Mueller after all.
Jun. 26from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
It's Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
Jun. 27from News Stories
Listeners sent in their questions on impeachment, the meaning of a key word in Robert Mueller’s report, and whether Paul Manafort will get his ostrich jacket back if he’s pardoned.
Jul. 3from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A California Supreme Court decision last year created a new test to determine whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Jun. 17from Greater LA
“False flag” reports, even outright deceptions, have led to some of America’s longest wars. New technology makes another disastrous mistake more likely than ever.
Jul. 18from To the Point
There were Trumpian moments, but it wasn’t Trump’s most turbulent trip to Europe.
Jun. 7from Left, Right & Center