Trudy Rubin’s Worldview column runs on Thursdays and Sundays. Over the past decade she has made multiple trips to Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, Israel and the West Bank and also written from Syria, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iran, Russia, Ukraine, South Korea and China. She is the author of Willful Blindness: the Bush Administration and Iraq, a book of her columns from 2002-2004. In 2001 she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in commentary and in 2008 she was awarded the Edward Weintal prize for international reporting. In 2010 she won the Arthur Ross award for international commentary from the Academy of American Diplomacy.
0 CommentsLet he who is without sin cast the first stone.... Cairo. The sudden resignation of David Petraeus as CIA director over an affair makes me... Read more
0 CommentsIn the midst of talking to Syrian activists and opposition leaders in the towns on Turkey’s southern border with Syria, I found a small... Read more
0 CommentsIt’s easy to understand why Americans would have no interest in the Syrian revolution, and no desire for the United States to be involved... Read more
0 CommentsOn Friday, I interviewed. Col. Abdul-Jabbar Akidi, the top rebel commander in the Aleppo area, is trying to unify the various rebel forces... Read more
0 CommentsAntakya, Turkey. I sat tonight in a cafe in this Turkish town near the Syrian border, with a Syrian activist who is heavily involved in an... Read more