Conroy not only tells the story of Colvin's coverage of the civil war, but he also portrays the vivid reality of living in an area that is under constant attack - where death can occur at any moment. This book is a great read for anyone interested in war correspondents and the risks they take to get a story.
Tag - Middle East
Steinhauer use an ensemble cast, and his more literary style, to create a unique espionage thriller with current events and Eastern Europe's dark history as the backdrop.
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and I are joined by Michael Totten, to discuss his book The Road to Fatima Gate: The Beirut Spring, the Rise of Hezbollah, and the Iranian War Against Israel. We discussed the Iranian, Syrian, and Hezbollah efforts to control Lebanon, and Totten’s own personal encounters with Hezbollah, as well as the importance of the region and the unique dynamics that are in play on the ground. Listen Here.