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Mohamad Bazzi

Associate Professor
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Mohamad Bazzi is an associate professor of journalism at New York University, where he teaches international reporting. From 2009 to 2013, he served as an adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), providing regional expertise and analysis. He was also the 2008 Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at CFR.

Before joining the NYU faculty, Bazzi was the Middle East bureau chief at Newsday from 2003 to 2007. He established Newsday bureaus in Baghdad and Beirut, and he was the lead writer on the Iraq war and its aftermath. He has written extensively about regional politics, Sunni-Shiite conflicts, and militant Islam. He also covered the 2000 Palestinian uprising, the war in Afghanistan, and the 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel. In nearly 10 yearson staff at Newsday, he served as the United Nations bureau chief and as ametro reporter in New York City.

His essays and commentaries on the Middle East have appeared in The New York Times, London Review of Books, Foreign Affairs, The Nation, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, Salon, and other publications. He has won numerous journalism awards, including the 2008 Arthur Ross Award for distinguished reporting and analysis on foreign affairs, presented by the American Academy of Diplomacy; the 2008 American Academy of Religion Award for in-depth reporting on religion; the 2005 Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize from the United Nations Correspondents Association; and the 2004 James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism.


Published Works

The Guardian The ’28 pages’: Americans deserve to know if Saudis financed terror May 13th, 2016 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The Guardian Obama may be preaching ‘tough love’ to Saudi – but arms sales tell another story April 22nd, 2016 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The Nation How Saddam Hussein’s Execution Contributed to the Rise of Sectarianism in the Middle East January 15th, 2016 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor Politico How Sisi Failed to Stop Terror in Egypt November 6th, 2015 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The Nation The Biggest Winners of the Arab Spring? Dictators October 9th, 2015 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New Yorker Memo to Donald Trump: Here’s the Difference Between Hamas and Hezbollah September 16th, 2015 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New Yorker Saudi Arabia Strikes Out July 16th, 2015 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor Politico How a 7th Century Cleric Led to the Iran Deal July 14th, 2015 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New Yorker ISIS, Saudi Arabia, and A New Wave of Terrorist Violence June 29th, 2015 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New Yorker Lebanon and the Start of Iran and Saudi Arabia’s Proxy War May 26th, 2015 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor Politico King Salman’s War January 25th, 2015 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New York Times ‘Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms,’ by Gerard Russell December 19th, 2014 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor Boston Review The Sistani Factor August 12th, 2014 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The Nation Islamism After the Coup in Egypt July 17th, 2013 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New York Times Crime and Punishment August 10th, 2012 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor Foreign Affairs The Death of the Qaddafi Generation October 21st, 2011 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New York Times Welcome to the Counter-Jihad September 9th, 2011 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New York Times What Did Qaddafi’s Green Book Really Say? May 29th, 2011 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The Nation Dark Days for Syria April 27th, 2011 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor Foreign Affairs Khomeini’s Long Shadow June 21st, 2010 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New York Times The Sharp and Empathetic Eye of a Westerner in the Middle East June 18th, 2009 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor The New York Times War on the Corner October 3rd, 2008 Mohamad Bazzi Associate Professor
 

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