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Aleppo

In the Horrorscape of Aleppo

The New York Review of Books


For what can War, but Acts of War still breed, Till injur’d Truth from Violence…

Hotel Saint George in central Beirut in 2005

Returning to Beirut

Stratfor


At a sumptuous lunch in Beirut, my friends were debating whether Israel would invade Lebanon.…

Syrian boys in the rebel-held town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus, January 2017

How Assad is Winning

The New York Review of Books


In Damascus people call it the “million-dollar checkpoint,” although it is not one but two…


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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.