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Michael J. Totten

Michael J. Totten

Michael J. Totten is a contributing editor at World Affairs and City Journal and the author of seven books, including Tower of the Sun and Where the West Ends.

After returning to the U.S. from my summer trip to Baghdad and Ramadi, I wrote a piece for the New York Daily News that warned...

Hundreds of Iraqi Yezidis, members of an ancient religious sect heavily influenced by Persian Zoroastrianism, were murdered last week in the most deadly terrorist...