Deputy Editor, Foreign Affairs & National Security with Reuters in DC, after a long time in the Middle East. Views are my own. RTs ≠ endorsements.

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A Reuters journalist currently based in Dubai, covering politics and security in the region. Previously based in Nairobi and Beirut, with assignments in Bahrain, Syria, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan and South Sudan.

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RT @BillClinton: A free press is critical to a free society—the detention of journalists anywhere is unacceptable. The Reuters journalists…
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On Adonis - "The Man Who Remade Arabic Poetry" - with excerpts of his amazing & complex ode to Jerusalem 
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