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Reportage from Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Israel (and the Palestinian territories), Romania, Hungary, and Andorra

Southeast Asia

Washington Monthly (2/20/20): The Trump administration is putting more refugees in harm's way

BBC News (1/25/20): From Our Own Correspondent (wrote and recorded a radio piece on Cambodia's crackdown) 

Washington Monthly (1/15/20): The Trump administration just quietly deported 25 Cambodian immigrants

Los Angeles Review of Books (1/6/20): The longest failed regime in the world 

Los Angeles Review of Books (8/2/19): Tough fighters hanging on in Vietnam

Just Security (8/29/19): Protections fall for Vietnamese immigrants as Trump pushes deportations

The Atlantic (7/20/19): Agent Orange's continued legacy in Cambodia and Laos

Foreign Policy (7/16/19): Hun Sen's man in Washington (state)

Los Angeles Times (5/21/19): Vietnam War left a painful legacy for indigenous minority that fought alongside U.S.

Los Angeles Times (3/6/19): He was deported at 19. Now a 30-year-old Cambodian is back home in California

The New York Times (2/15/19): Deported and 9,000 miles apart, but 'you stay with the person you love'

Haaretz (2/5/19): Israel retains warm ties with Myanmar despite human rights issues

Jewish Telegraphic Agency (1/7/19): In repressive Myanmar, a tiny Jewish community hangs on to the past 

The Atlantic (1/16/19): Cambodian deportees return to a 'home' they've never known

HuffPost (12/19/18): Ambassador’s sudden exit amid deportation fight was normal, State Department says

Southeast Asia Globe (12/14/18): Khmer Rouge tribunal: 'astonishing failure' or 'justice for millions'?

The Atlantic (12/13/18): Democrats challenge Trump over Vietnam deportations

The Atlantic (12/12/18): Trump moves to deport Vietnam War refugees 

The New York Times (12/12/18): Dozens more Cambodian immigrants to be deported from U.S., officials say 

Southeast Asia Globe (12/12/18): The deportees caught in Trump's immigration war

The New York Times (11/22/18): Trump administration quietly backs off on deporting Vietnamese immigrants 

South China Morning Post (11/16/18): Khmer Rouge leaders convicted of genocide in landmark court ruling

Israel (and the Palestinian territories)

Los Angeles Review of Books (4/12/20): O Jerusalem, if I should forget you

Jewish Telegraphic Agency (8/30/18): Critics question Israel’s warm welcome for Filipino strongman Rodrigo Duterte

Jewish Telegraphic Agency (7/25/18): Jewish? Democratic? Israel’s nation-state law raises questions

Jewish Telegraphic Agency (7/2/18): Netanyahu is welcoming authoritarians to Israel. Does that make his country safer?

Romania, Hungary, and Andorra

The Times of Israel (5/31/20): Orban’s influence challenges ethnic Hungarian pol defending Romanian minorities

Haaretz (5/14/20): The crumbling structures of Romania's Jewish past

The American Prospect (8/15/18): A free press in Europe? Not if we have anything to say about it!

These Football Times (5/11/18): A trip into the elusive but ever-improving world of Andorran football

 Op-ed pieces, personal essays, and book reviews

American Purpose (10/20/21): Bourdain: man of passions, talent—and heartache

Los Angeles Review of Books (8/5/21): Breaking the Grandma Rule: on Sherry Buchanan’s “On the Ho Chi Minh Trail”

Haaretz (7/15/21): Peter Beinart is so disappointed by Israeli Jews he's given up on them

Los Angeles Review of Books (1/15/21): Travelogue of the exodus

Los Angeles Review of Books (12/18/20): Stars, bars, and memoirs

Los Angeles Review of Books (5/30/20): When Israel was socialist

The New York Times (2/1/20): 'BoJack Horseman' ended with a necessary reckoning

The New York Times (10/18/19): 'Big Mouth' is the queer childhood I wish I had 

The Atlantic (8/24/19): When kids are straight until proven otherwise 

The New Republic (6/18/19): No, the Buttigiegs are not straight

Los Angeles Review of Books (8/7/19): The tax of otherness: Lil Nas X and queer masculinity

Jewish Telegraphic Agency (6/28/18): Desus and Mero are late night's most Jewish hosts

Jewish Telegraphic Agency (6/8/18): Anthony Bourdain used food to bridge divides

The Washington Post (3/1/18): Even in a progressive environment, I had trouble coming out as gay

Image: Montagnard wedding preparations, Kontum, Vietnam (Charles Dunst)