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.

Foreigners
March 24 2011 1:29 PMSyria Showdown?The Assad regime faces a new Arab uprising.
Foreigners
Jan. 28 2009 6:57 AMWhat's the Point of Talking?Can you trust President Obama to deal with Iran and Syria?
Foreigners
May 31 2007 6:55 AMSeparate WaysIran and Syria are close in Lebanon. Will it last?
Dispatches
Nov. 27 2006 3:11 PMThe Limits of CoexistenceIs Lebanon headed to civil war?
Dispatches
July 20 2006 12:09 PMDispatch From BeirutWhy the current attacks are worse than the siege of 1982.
Foreigners
Feb. 3 2006 2:25 PMLiberation MythologyThe historical roots of Fatah's defeat.
Foreigners
Aug. 23 2005 2:46 PMUnprepared for the WorstWhat Iraq's constitution means for the rest of the Arab world.
Foreigners
May 25 2005 11:36 AMUnder Western EyesBush has gotten it right in Lebanon.
International Papers
Jan. 31 2005 12:17 PMMillions ServedThe international press looks at Iraq's election.
International Papers
Jan. 5 2005 2:07 PMGlobal Dis-easeThe international press looks at U.S.-Syrian tension, Iraq's election, and new danger for Asia's tsunami survivors.
International Papers
Dec. 6 2004 12:16 PMUndiplomatic ImpunityThe international press looks at the attack on the U.S. consulate in Jeddah, Iraqi elections, and Teflon Don.
International Papers
Oct. 11 2004 4:04 PMReeve, R.I.P.The international press looks at three prominent deaths.
International Papers
Sept. 13 2004 12:22 PMNaughty NaughtieThe international press deconstructs Colin Powell's foul language.
International Papers
Aug. 16 2004 12:28 PMHate and RocketsThe Middle Eastern press ducks shellfire in Iraq and prepares for missiles from Iran.
International Papers
July 19 2004 11:45 AMNo Sir, Yasser!The international press looks at trouble in Gaza and a death in Beirut.
Foreigners
May 13 2010 10:09 AMReading Paul Berman in BeirutWhat does it mean to be a liberal in the West and in the Arab world?
Foreigners
Feb. 19 2008 2:04 PMA Death in DamascusAfter the assassination of Imad Mughniyah, Hezbollah finds itself squeezed between Syria and Iran.
Foreigners
Jan. 31 2007 12:27 PMSyrian MeddlersIran and Saudi Arabia don't want civil war in Lebanon. Does Syria?
Foreigners
Aug. 7 2006 2:58 PMThe Samson OptionIs Hezbollah on the verge of destroying Lebanon?
Foreigners
April 11 2006 1:24 PMCousins in ArmsWhat Lebanon's civil war might tell us about Iraq.
Foreigners
Oct. 24 2005 12:11 PMNo Absence of MehlisSyria faces the music over Rafik Hariri's assassination.
International Papers
Aug. 17 2005 12:01 PMLeaving GazaThe Middle East press looks at Israel's withdrawal.
Foreigners
Feb. 15 2005 2:41 PMDeath of a SalesmanWas Rafik Hariri's assassination a Syrian hit?
International Papers
Jan. 17 2005 12:37 PMOff-the-Books Accountability?The international press looks at Bush II, Abbas I, and Kuwait.
International Papers
Dec. 22 2004 2:38 PMAttack and ReleaseThe good and bad news out of Iraq.
International Papers
Nov. 22 2004 4:23 PMConference CallIs the international meeting on Iraq a waste of time?
International Papers
Sept. 27 2004 2:13 PMAnatomy of an AssassinationThe Middle Eastern press looks at a death on a road to Damascus.
International Papers
Aug. 30 2004 11:35 AMOur Man in BeirutThe Arabic press registers Lebanese rage against a Syrian decision.
International Papers
Aug. 2 2004 1:06 PMDeath and Its HandmaidensThe international press reports on pogroms—major, minor, and imminent.
International Papers
July 7 2004 12:40 PMA Couple of JohnsThe international press looks at Kerry and Edwards … and Allawi and Zarqawi.

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