Reporter for the New York Times, formerly based in the Middle East and Afghanistan
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
In Baghdad today, a suicide bomber killed dozens of people at an army recruiting office and injured many more.
Aug. 17, 2010from To the Point
Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish players overcame social odds to form the Iraqi national soccer team. Then they won an unlikely victory at the Asian Cup.
May. 27, 2008from To the Point
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.
May. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
Joe Biden is in.
Apr. 26from Left, Right & Center
Secretary Nielsen resigns, starting a string of departures at DHS
Apr. 12from Left, Right & Center
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller report this morning.
Apr. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.
May. 2from To the Point
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand