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Lara Logan explains the ''Taharrush rape game''

Journalist Lara Logan was attacked in Egypt in 2011 while reporting on the Arabic Spring – which put the Muslim Brotherhood into government… Suddenly the camera batteries went dead… 20 more words


Your word of the day: Taharrush

Give Women the Right to Defend Themselves
by Geert Wilders and Machiel de Graaf
January 13, 2016

“Cultural enrichment” has brought us a new word: Taharrush… 115 more words

Israel & Middle East

Falling on my Face in Iraq

It was the first Iraqi election and I was in charge of all the journalists who were embedded with the Army. It was a grueling job that involved endless coordination and big name journalists. 621 more words

Deployment Stories

"Waiting For The Media's Benghazi Mea Culpa": The Press Sponsored The GOP Charade For Years

Talk about a wild pendulum swing.

After relentlessly attacking and mocking presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for much of 2015, often depicting her as a hapless and phony pol, the Beltway press wrecking ball dramatically reversed direction last week when pundits and reporters announced the Democratic frontrunner had performed valiantly in front the Benghazi Select Committee. 874 more words


5 Inspirational Women at the 2015 Social Good Summit

Note: I was selected to be a 2015 Social Good Summit Blogger Fellow for the United Nations Association; I attended the summit during U.N. Week in New York City and wrote on the issues presented. 797 more words

The rise of the female TV war correspondent as global celebrity

She lived through a triple suicide car bombing attack on the hotel where she was staying in Baghdad in 2005, when she was just 25. She witnessed terrible things there, but Iraq was not the worst she’s seen. 2,437 more words