Research Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley and author of Bin Laden, Islam, and America’s New “War on Terrorism” (translated into Arabic and Korean) (2001).


A Soiled Picture of Art and Labor

The deeply unequal art world’s current economic model simply isn’t working, as the story of one public art effort demonstrates quite clearly.

Lebanon: Key Battleground for Middle East Policy

The end of the cold war has seemingly only hardened American unilateralism toward Lebanon and the Middle East.

Women in the Middle East

Although there is no gender equality in the Middle East (including in Israel), the phenomena of sexism and misogyny are global—not peculiar to Islam, or to the Middle East.

    Middle East, U.S. Military/Security Policy