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In the Syrian Deadlands

Folk memories endure, mothers’ and grandmothers’ sagas trumping documents in neglected archives. What will Syria’s…


Ten Indications Iran Wants Business Not Bombs

Photo credit: Anatoly Terentiev / Wikimedia Editor’s Note: Below, longtime Middle East correspondent Charles Glass…


The Syrian Refugee Crisis Will Transform Middle East Politics

By the time the Arab-Israeli War of 1948 ended, Israeli forces had expelled about 700,000…

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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.