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Once it was anarchists throwing bombs … little really changes

The National

Twenty years ago, he would have become a militant anarchist, and you'd have found him…


In the Syria we don’t know

The New York Review of Books

A young woman in Damascus produced a smart phone from her handbag and asked, "May…


Without peace in Syria, the beheadings will not stop

The Sunday Telegraph

The militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (Isil) have murdered another western captive, Alan Henning.…

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About the Author

charles-glassCharles Glass is a broadcaster, journalist and writer, who began his journalistic career in 1973 at the ABC News Beirut bureau with Peter Jennings. He covered the October Arab-Israeli War on the Egyptian and Syrian fronts. He also covered civil war in Lebanon, where artillery fire wounded him in 1976. He was ABC News Chief Middle East correspondent from 1983 to 1993. Since 1993, he has been a freelance writer in Paris, Tuscany, Venice and London, regularly covering the Middle East, the Balkans, southeast Asia and the Mediterranean region. He has also published books, short stories, essays and articles in the United States and Europe.