Roy Gutman

Pulitzer Prize-winning veteran foreign correspondent

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A former Foreign Editor for McClatchy Newspapers, Roy Gutman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, based in Istanbul covering Turkey and the Middle East.

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Secretary of State John Kerry said last year that Syria's Assad regime helped create ISIS — to distract the US by aiding alternative enemies in the region.

The plot thickens in Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry said last year that Syria's Assad regime helped create ISIS — to distract the US by aiding alternative enemies in the region.

from To the Point

Rebel forces in Syria won a rare victory this month by getting some food to 300,000 starving citizens trapped by constant bombing in the city of Aleppo.

The battle over Aleppo brings new pleas for intervention

Rebel forces in Syria won a rare victory this month by getting some food to 300,000 starving citizens trapped by constant bombing in the city of Aleppo.

from To the Point

The Senate Armed Services Committee  report  says "abusive" interrogation techniques were not the work of a few low-level "bad apples" at Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay.

Presidential Transition and Accountability

The Senate Armed Services Committee report says "abusive" interrogation techniques were not the work of a few low-level "bad apples" at Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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