Writing includes policy analysis and foreign reportage, as well as book reviews and essays on LGBT+ issues.
Geopolitical analysis (think tanks)
ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (12/17/2020): Pushing back against China's digital order
East-West Center (12/3/2020): U.S. policy towards Cambodia requires nuance
LSE IDEAS (10/14/2020): Ask the experts: Is a renewed EU-China partnership possible?
ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (10/5/2020): Biden "Re-pivot" to Asia cannot be Obama 2.0
LSE IDEAS (7/10/2020): The failures of the "China fantasy"
LSE IDEAS (5/14/2020): Covid-19 and the Global South
Lowy Institute (5/27/2020): Another pearl in China's string?
LSE IDEAS (3/25/2020): Battleground Southeast Asia: China's rise and America's options
Lowy Institute (11/26/2019): Cambodia: playing the long game with Hun Sen
Council on Foreign Relations (12/20/2018): Can Hun Sen pass power to his children?
Geopolitical analysis (popular media)
American Purpose (11/16/2020): Southeast Asia's balancing act
The Boston Globe (11/9/2020): Stand up for Taiwan
The National Interest (10/21/2020): To beat China, support people, not illiberal elites
SupChina (10/21/2020): China's relationship with Southeast Asia, explained
CNN Opinion (10/19/2020): By limiting student visas, the US is losing more than students
The Boston Globe (10/4/2020): Expand American influence around the world, or else China will fill our shoes
9DASHLINE (9/9/2020): Thailand protests: an ancien régime faces a reckoning
The Boston Globe (9/3/2020): China's leader makes it all about him, and that's dangerous
The Diplomat (9/1/2020): How the US can win back Southeast Asia
9DASHLINE (8/14/2020): Cambodia after Hun Sen: a hereditary autocracy?
Haaretz (7/15/2020): Peter Beinart is so disappointed by Israeli Jews he's given up on them
Haaretz (6/14/2020): How long can Trump bully Israel to downgrade ties with China?
9DASHLINE (6/2/2020): Has the Mekong become the new South China Sea?
The Washington Post (6/2/2020): Welcome to China’s new interventionist foreign policy
South China Morning Post (6/1/2020): The coronavirus pandemic will push developing countries to...
Politico Europe (5/22/2020): China flexes its trade muscles
Foreign Policy (4/20/2020): Beijing's propaganda is finding few takers
The American Interest (4/15/2020): How China's mask diplomacy failed
Slate (3/20/2020): China is not the hero of the pandemic
Foreign Policy (3/10/2020): Hun Sen is rewriting Cambodian history under Xi Jinping's tutelage
The Diplomat (2/29/2020): Making the most of U.S.-ASEAN ties, even without the Vegas summit
Politico Europe (2/21/2020): How Brexit could undermine human rights in Cambodia
The Washington Post (2/1/2020): Trump's travel ban expansion is an unexpected win—for China
Haaretz (12/11/2019): Israel's shameful role in Myanmar's genocidal campaign against the Rohingya
Foreign Policy (12/12/2019): In Cambodia, 'rule of law' means Hun Sen rules
Washington Monthly (11/25/2019): Where China isn't sending its best and brightest
The Diplomat (10/1/2019): Can the U.S. bring Cambodia back from the brink?
World Politics Review (4/12/2019): Trump, normally cozy with despots, takes a hard line with Cambodia’s Hun Sen
The American Prospect (8/15/2018): A free press in Europe? Not if we have anything to say about it!
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (5/26/2020): Profile of Romanian politician Peter Eckstein-Kovács
Haaretz (5/14/2020): The crumbling structures of Romania's Jewish past
Los Angeles Review of Books (4/12/2020): O Jerusalem, if I should forget you
Washington Monthly (2/20/2020): The Trump administration is putting more refugees in harm's way
BBC News (1/25/2020): From Our Own Correspondent (wrote and recorded a radio piece on Cambodia's crackdown)
Washington Monthly (1/15/2020): The Trump administration just quietly deported 25 Cambodian immigrants
Los Angeles Review of Books (1/6/2020): The longest failed regime in the world
Los Angeles Review of Books (8/2/2019): Tough fighters hanging on in Vietnam
Just Security (8/29/2019): Protections fall for Vietnamese immigrants as Trump pushes deportations
The Atlantic (7/20/2019): Agent Orange's continued legacy in Cambodia and Laos
Foreign Policy (7/16/2019): Hun Sen's man in Washington (state)
Los Angeles Times (5/21/2019): Vietnam War left a painful legacy for indigenous minority that fought alongside U.S.
Los Angeles Times (3/6/2019): He was deported at 19. Now a 30-year-old Cambodian is back home in California
The New York Times (2/15/2019): Deported and 9,000 miles apart, but ‘you stay with the person you love’
Haaretz (2/5/2019): Israel retains warm ties with Myanmar despite human rights issues
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (1/7/2019): In repressive Myanmar, a tiny Jewish community hangs on to the past
The Atlantic (1/16/2019): Cambodian deportees return to a 'home' they've never known
HuffPost (12/19/2018): Ambassador’s sudden exit amid deportation fight was normal, State Department says
Southeast Asia Globe (12/14/2018): Khmer Rouge tribunal: 'astonishing failure’ or ‘justice for millions’?
The Atlantic (12/13/2018): Democrats challenge Trump over Vietnam deportations
The Atlantic (12/12/2018): Trump moves to deport Vietnam War refugees
The New York Times (12/12/2018): Dozens more Cambodian immigrants to be deported from U.S., officials say
Southeast Asia Globe (12/12/2018): The deportees caught in Trump’s immigration war
The New York Times (11/22/2018): Trump administration quietly backs off on deporting Vietnamese immigrants
South China Morning Post (11/16/2018): Khmer Rouge leaders convicted of genocide in landmark court ruling
The New York Times (10/18/2019): 'Big Mouth' is the queer childhood I wish I had
The Atlantic (8/24/2019): When kids are straight until proven otherwise
The New Republic (6/18/2019): No, the Buttigiegs are not straight
Los Angeles Review of Books (8/7/2019): The tax of otherness: Lil Nas X and queer masculinity
The Washington Post (3/1/2018): Even in a progressive environment, I had trouble coming out as gay
SB Nation's Stars & Stripes FC (6/1/2017): They’re not just jerseys
U.S. politics, sports, and culture
Los Angeles Review of Books (12/18/2020): Stars, Bars, and Memoirs
The New York Times (2/1/2020): 'BoJack Horseman' ended with a necessary reckoning
The American Prospect (2/23/2018): ‘Liberal’ campuses, conservative media, and the First Amendment
These Football Times (5/11/2018): A trip into the elusive but ever-improving world of Andorran football
Los Angeles Review of Books (1/15/2021): Travelogue of the Exodus
The New York Jewish Week (8/25/2020): What Black liberation and Jewish liberation have in common
Los Angeles Review of Books (5/30/2020): When Israel was socialist
Haaretz (3/23/2020): American Jews don't care that Israel's democracy is falling apart
Tablet Magazine (9/26/2018): As progressive movements move toward radical positions, will liberal youth stay away?
The Times of Israel (8/20/2018): A nationalist streak runs through Putin’s love for Jews and Israel
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (6/28/2018): Desus and Mero are late-night comedy’s most Jewish hosts
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (6/8/2018): Anthony Bourdain used food to bridge divides
The Forward (2/3/17): No, the Syrian refugee crisis is not another Holocaust
Image: Freshwater snails for sale in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Charles Dunst)