Global Dis-easeThe international press looks at U.S.-Syrian tension, Iraq's election, and new danger for Asia's tsunami survivors.
Undiplomatic ImpunityThe international press looks at the attack on the U.S. consulate in Jeddah, Iraqi elections, and Teflon Don.
Naughty NaughtieThe international press deconstructs Colin Powell's foul language.
Hate and RocketsThe Middle Eastern press ducks shellfire in Iraq and prepares for missiles from Iran.
Reading Paul Berman in BeirutWhat does it mean to be a liberal in the West and in the Arab world?
A Death in DamascusAfter the assassination of Imad Mughniyah, Hezbollah finds itself squeezed between Syria and Iran.
Off-the-Books Accountability?The international press looks at Bush II, Abbas I, and Kuwait.
Anatomy of an AssassinationThe Middle Eastern press looks at a death on a road to Damascus.
Our Man in BeirutThe Arabic press registers Lebanese rage against a Syrian decision.
Death and Its HandmaidensThe international press reports on pogroms—major, minor, and imminent.
The GOP Base Loves Trump It sees itself in his foreign policy belligerence, anti-elite agitation, and raw bigotry.
Uber’s Going to War With New York City. Again. And this time, the ride-hailing service really, really has a point.
One Thing Primates of Park Avenue Definitely Doesn’t Exaggerate: The Obscene Power of Designer Purses
Geeking Out I write about some of the uglier aspects of humanity. Sometimes escapism is exactly what I need.
How Tough Are the Vaccination Laws in Your State? And how many children are protected from dangerous diseases?