is the founder and editor of Mere Rhetoric,
a political blog dealing with the geopolitical, cultural, and economic dimensions of the global war between the West and political Islam. He's been published in international outlets such as the Jerusalem Post
, and his investigative journalism has been cited by the Associated Press, Reuters, CNN, the BBC, the New York Times
, and other outlets. He is a Ph.D. candidate studying rhetoric, argumentation, and media at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Communication.