Featured journalist: Ariel Ben Solomon
Today's featured journalist is Ariel Ben Solomon, Middle East correspondent for the Jerusalem Post. A PhD candidate in Middle Eastern Studies at Bar-Ilan University, Solomon covers regional developments and Israeli/Arab issues for the Post. His research has focused on Hezbollah and Hamas, as well as Arab society and culture. Previously, Solomon also served as an assistant researcher for the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies think tank at Tel Aviv University. Check out Solomon's Muck Rack portfolio to get a feeling for his work, starting with "Has al-Qaida lost its mantle as the leading jihadi organization?" (254 shares) or follow his article feed for such pieces as "Price tag for Middle East chaos: $35 billion."