Michael Young

Michael Young is opinion editor of the Daily Star newspaper in Beirut and author of The Ghosts of Martyrs Square: An Eyewitness Account of Lebanon's Life Struggle, which the Wall Street Journal listed as one of its 10 standout books for 2010.

International Papers
June 21 2004 12:08 PMTo Kingdom ComeSaudi Arabia kills four al-Qaida terrorists.
Foreigners
June 2 2004 2:00 PMDamascus Plays Puppet MasterHow Syria looks indispensable thanks to Hezbollah.
International Papers
May 10 2004 6:08 PMDeath of a PresidentPlus, the Iraqi prison scandal lingers.
International Papers
April 12 2004 4:45 PMUnsafe TerritoryThe latest on abductions of foreigners in Iraq.
International Papers
March 22 2004 2:41 PMDeath in a WheelchairPlus, what's cooking on U.S.-financed Al-Hurra.
International Papers
Feb. 9 2004 10:24 AMBlix Hans Down a VerdictPlus, did al-Qaida buy nukes from Ukraine?
International Papers
Jan. 12 2004 12:16 PMAnchorwoman AweighSaudi Arabia welcomes its first female TV news presenter.
International Papers
Dec. 15 2003 2:43 PMA Coward CaughtDid Saddam's weekly chats with his second wife lead the Army to his spider hole?
International Papers
Nov. 17 2003 4:11 PMTerrorist WhodunitsWas al-Qaida responsible for the bombings in Istanbul and Riyadh?
International Papers
Oct. 6 2003 1:59 PMThe fallout from Israel's airstrike on Syria.
International Papers
Sept. 8 2003 2:17 PMManeuvering behind the Palestinian scenes.
International Papers
Aug. 11 2003 1:43 PMSouthern Lebanon reignites.
Foreigners
July 24 2003 4:11 PMDid Mahmoud Abbas Finance the 1972 Munich Olympic Takeover?And if he did, does it make him a less trustworthy negotiator in 2003?
International Papers
June 30 2003 3:24 PMCondi Rice unfurls the Middle East road map.
International Papers
June 16 2003 3:49 PMWho bombed in Beirut?
International Papers
June 7 2004 12:24 PMNever a Gray MomentThe international press looks at Ronald Reagan.
International Papers
May 24 2004 11:54 AMA Breath of Hot Air in TunisMiddle Eastern papers assess the Arab League summit.
International Papers
April 26 2004 3:16 PMIsle of SpiteCyprus remains a fractured place.
International Papers
March 29 2004 2:30 PMTunis EnvyWhat's really behind the cancellation of the Arab League summit?
International Papers
Feb. 23 2004 12:13 PMCornering the "Biggest Evil"Papers predict the imminent capture of Osama Bin Laden.
International Papers
Jan. 26 2004 1:27 PMThe Best of EnemiesWhat's behind the Israel-Hezbollah prisoner exchange?
International Papers
Dec. 31 2003 2:13 PMA 2003 RetrospectiveLooking back at the big stories from a troubled region.
International Papers
Dec. 1 2003 2:18 PMMultinational MurdersInternational casualties shake coalition commitment.
International Papers
Nov. 5 2003 3:13 PMRefugees to ExpediencyLebanon's president plays politics, plus Israel's PR problem.
International Papers
Sept. 22 2003 4:23 PMPrison stories from an al-Qaida honcho.
International Papers
Aug. 25 2003 3:45 PMA bloody weekend in the Middle East.
International Papers
July 28 2003 2:58 PMMaking Hezbollah sweat.
International Papers
July 14 2003 2:47 PMCan Iraq's new governing council get along?
International Papers
June 23 2003 2:55 PMDavos moves to the Dead Sea.
International Papers
June 9 2003 2:02 PMDoes the road map stand a chance?

READ MORE STORIES

TODAY IN SLATE

The World

The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

Are the Attacks in Canada a Sign of ISIS on the Rise in the West?

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

Is It Offensive When Kids Use Bad Words for Good Causes?

Fascinating Maps Based on Reddit, Craigslist, and OkCupid Data

Culturebox

The Real Secret of Serial

What reporter Sarah Koenig actually believes.

Culturebox

The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

In Praise of 13th Grade: Why a Fifth Year of High School Is a Great Idea

Can Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Pull Off One More Louisiana Miracle?

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 23 2014 3:55 PM Panda Sluggers Democrats are in trouble. Time to bash China.
  Business
Business Insider
Oct. 23 2014 2:36 PM Take a Rare Peek Inside the Massive Data Centers That Power Google
  Life
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 23 2014 1:34 PM Leave Me Be Beneath a Tree: Trunyan Cemetery in Bali
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 4:03 PM You’re Doing It Wrong: Puttanesca Sauce
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 23 2014 11:45 AM The United States of Reddit  How social media is redrawing our borders. 
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.