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.
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April 12 2004 4:45 PMUnsafe TerritoryThe latest on abductions of foreigners in Iraq.
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March 22 2004 2:41 PMDeath in a WheelchairPlus, what's cooking on U.S.-financed Al-Hurra.
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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.
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April 26 2004 3:16 PMIsle of SpiteCyprus remains a fractured place.
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March 29 2004 2:30 PMTunis EnvyWhat's really behind the cancellation of the Arab League summit?
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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?

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