Senior Writer, Congressional Quarterly, Roll Call
Congressional Quarterly-Roll Call defense reporter; chairman, National Press Club Press Freedom Committee; Standing Committee of Correspondents, U.S. Congress.
nytimes.com — The Web site and several Twitter accounts belonging to The Financial Times were hacked on Friday by the Syrian Electronic Army in an ongoing campaign that has targeted an array of media outlets ranging from The Associated Press to the parody site The Onion, according to a claim by the so-called army.
commentarymagazine.com — Veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, thankfully, do not have to face the kind of opprobrium that an earlier generation of Vietnam veterans encountered. But there is still a tendency to pathologize vets, to assume that they are victims of a sinister system, innocents who have been sent into battle against their will and forced to pay a high cost.
newyorker.com — This morning, The New Yorker launched Strongbox, an online place where people can send documents and messages to the magazine, and we, in turn, can offer them a reasonable amount of anonymity. It was put together by Aaron Swartz, who died in January, and Kevin Poulsen.
nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - Russia has shipped an advanced antiship cruise missile to Syria, a move that illustrates the depth of its support for the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad, American officials said on Thursday. Russia has previously provided Yakhont missiles, as the weapon is known, to Syria.
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