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
A gripping documentary documents the surprising role drug cartels and illegal traffickers are playing in the looming extinction of a rare whale.
Oct. 25from Scheer Intelligence
Today the U.S House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to adopt bill H.RES.296, affirming the U.S . record on the Armenian Genocide .
Oct. 29from KCRW Features
If what you describe is a quid pro quo, is it a quid pro quo?
Oct. 23from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The world’s biggest oil company is on trial in New York for defrauding investors out of $1.6 billion. It’s accused of hiding the real value of fossil fuels in the era of climate…
Oct. 26from To the Point
Testimony this week added a lot of detail.
Oct. 25from Left, Right & Center
A last minute ceasefire in Syria; Mick Mulvaney confirms, then quickly denies a quid pro quo; and no one likes billionaires at the Democratic debate, not even the billionaire.
Oct. 18from Left, Right & Center
Lots of news this week.
Oct. 11from Left, Right & Center
This morning, a bitterly divided U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution guiding the rules of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
Oct. 31from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wants Facebook to turn over emails, documents, etc.
Nov. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand