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Michael J. Totten

Michael J. Totten is a foreign correspondent and foreign-policy analyst who has reported from the Middle East, the Balkans, and the former Soviet Union. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Daily News, City Journal, LA Weekly, the Jerusalem Post, Beirut's Daily Star, Reason, Azure, and the Australian edition of Newsweek. He won the Week 's Blogger of the Year award in 2006 for his dispatches from the Middle East, and the Weblog Awards consecutively in 2007 and 2008 for Best Middle East or Africa blog. He is writing a book about revolution, terrorism, and war in the Middle East, and is a former resident of Beirut.

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