Talk to Terrorists, The Internationalist, The Boston Globe Ideas Section, December 12, 2010
Hezbollah’s Boy Scouts. Foreign Policy. October 13, 2010.
Stronger Hezbollah Emboldened for Fights Ahead. The New York Times. October 6, 2010.
The Peace Talks That Kill. The Daily Beast. October 5, 2010.
Egypt and Thirsty Neighbors Are at Odds Over Nile. The New York Times. September 25, 2010.
Succession Gives Army a Stiff Test in Egypt. The New York Times. September 11, 2010.
As the Smoke Cleared. The New York Times Sunday Book Review. September 8, 2010.
Thin Line for Group of Muslims in Egypt. The New York Times. September 5, 2010.
Greekonomics: How Long Can Greece Hold Out Against Modern Economics? The Boston Globe. August 29, 2010.
Crackdown in Bahrain Hints of End to Reforms. The New York Times. August 26, 2010.
Looking at Islamic Center Debate, World Sees U.S. The New York Times. August 25, 2010.
To Catch Cairo Overflow, 2 Megacities Rise in Sand. The New York Times. August 24, 2010.
Far From Ground Zero, A Good-Will Tour. The New York Times. August 23, 2010.
For Imam in Muslim Center Furor, a Hard Balancing Act. The New York Times. August 21, 2010.
Imam Behind New York Project Starts Mideast Tour. The New York Times. August 20, 2010.
Egyptians Look for a Heavenly Sign to Start Ramadan. The New York Times. August 11, 2010.
The Decisive Ones. At Length. July 2010.
Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah, Shiite Cleric, Dies at 75. The New York Times. July 4, 2010.
Israel’s New Crisis At Sea. The Daily Beast. June 21, 2010.
Letter From Gaza: Hamas’s New Tunnel Diplomacy. Foreign Affairs. June 18, 2010.
Hamas U.: Islamism has won hearts and minds across the Middle East. It also offers a BA. The Boston Globe Ideas section, February 28, 2010.
Review: “Winning the Long War: Retaking the Offensive Against Radical Islam” by Ilan Berman, Far Eastern Economic Review, November 2009.
Princes and Imams, Review of Neil MacFarquhar’s book, The New York Times Sunday Book Review, June 30, 2009.
Where Does Hezbollah Go From Here and Interview with Hezbollah’s Strategy Man, Global Post, June 27, 2009
Why Israel Is “Losing” In Gaza: Lessons For America. GlobalPost.com, Jan. 30, 2009
Lebanon’s New Realities, Middle East Bulletin, Dec. 2, 2008
“In Rape Case, a French Youth Takes On Dubai,” The New York Times, Oct. 31, 2007.
“Saudi King Tries to Grow Modern Ideas in Desert,” The New York Times, Oct. 26, 2007.
“Charity faces chasm of need on West Bank,” The Boston Globe, June 4, 2007.
“Hezbollah fighter strove to be a martyr: He was fearful but resolute,” The Boston Globe, Dec. 30, 2006. With “Story of a Hezbollah Martyr,” slideshow.
“Hezbollah demands more government power: Group seeks to harness postwar gains,” The Boston Globe, October 29, 2006. With “Lebanon Revisited,” slideshow.
“Devotion and Discipline Fuel Hezbollah’s Fight,” The Boston Globe, August 1, 2006.
“For returning unit in Iraq, a battle with doubts: Airborne vets see long-term, uncertain mission of training security forces,” The Boston Globe, January 8, 2006 (multi-media).
“Exodus from Iraq Unsettles Mideast,” The Boston Globe, December 3, 2006.
“Jordan’s Islamists see a path to political power,” The Boston Globe, March 21, 2006.
“A vote for Islam,” [Rise of Hamas], Ideas, The Boston Globe, February 5, 2006.
“In Love In War: Two reporters’ stories of daily life – and unexpected love – in Baghdad,” The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, July 10, 2005.
“In Jordanian town, radical Islam thrives,” The Boston Globe, November 13, 2005.
“Transformation bypasses heartland,” The Boston Globe, March 21, 2005.
“In Mosul, Kurdish militia helps keep order,” The Boston Globe, November 18, 2004.
“For Iraqi family, scars slow to heal,” The Boston Globe, July 4, 2005.
“A Year in Iraq: One city symbol of progress, problems,” The Boston Globe, Mar. 19, 2004.