Charles Glass

Charles Glass

Charles Glass was ABC News Chief Middle East Correspondent from 1983 to 1993. His books include Tribes with Flags (Atlantic Monthly Press,1990) and Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation (Penguin Press, 2010).

Barack Obama


Slowly We Turn

Obama is pulling American troops out of Afghanistan. Or at least he says he is. He also sa...


Hang the Cyber-Pirates

The other night at the Hotel George V, the American Library in Paris held a fundraising di...


War: Still a Racket

Barack Obama campaigned for president on a promise to end the war in Iraq and "€œfinish ...

Middle East

Spirit of 1848

It began when Mohamed Bouazizi, a twenty-six-year-old fruit seller, set himself alight las...

Politicians and Freebies

First it was Tunisia's Zein El Abidine Ben Ali. Then it was Egypt's Hosni Mubarak. Ousted ...


I Wish I Were in Cairo

It is hard for an old hack like me to sit still when a big story is unfolding. Not so long...

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