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Veteran Journalist Gets a Bird’s Eye View of America’s Best Counterterrorism Force

Newsweek’s Christopher Dickey examines the NYPD’s fight against terrorism in his new book, “Securing the City”   By Genevieve Long When the American public thinks of the United States fighting terrorism, the federal government naturally comes to mind. Yet for some in New York City, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the […]

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Thomas E. Ricks on Military Power at CUNY

Coming Soon: Military Power at CUNY by Genevieve Long For students and observers of up-close foreign affairs analysis on Tuesday, March 10, the City University of New York (CUNY) will host a free evening event at one of their Great Issues Forums. Entitled, Military Power, the event will feature Alex de Waal, program director of […]

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Steve Coll’s “Think Tank” Sheds Light on the War on Terror

By Genevieve Long For the consumer of news seeking smart, informed opinions about the war on terror from an insider with world-class credentials and experience, take a look at Steve Coll’s blog for The New Yorker, Think Tank. Coll is President & CEO of the New America Foundation and a staff writer for The New […]

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Journalist Q&A: Dexter Filkins, The New York Times

“For all the dangers of the place, it’s an incredible story. It’s one of the biggest stories of our lives. Leaving the violence aside, it was a chance to see history being made and to see history unfold—really, really big history, and extraordinary human drama. That’s a rare thing. It’s pretty wonderful to be able to see it, even for all of the violence and the horror that I witnessed. It was endlessly interesting and thrilling, even as it was depressing at the same time.” –Dexter Filkins on why he stayed in Iraq for 3 years reporting for The New York Times

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About the Author

Genevieve Belmaker
Genevieve Belmaker

Genevieve Belmaker is a freelance journalist and contributing editor with The Epoch Times ( She also contributes to Quill, the magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists and Her blog on journalism is

Genevieve has traveled throughout the U.S., Asia, Central America, Israel and the West Bank for reporting assignments, including major investigative reports on the recovery of New Orleans, the encroaching presence of China in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, the dangerous import of melamine-contaminated milk into the U.S. and settlement outposts in the West Bank. She regularly reports on issues related to journalism, and the work of journalists.

She holds a BA from the University of Southern California in International Relations, and has been a member of several prominent national and international professional media organizations, including the Society of Professional Journalists, Investigative Reporters and Editors, the International Women’s Media Foundation, the New York Press Club, and the Newswomen’s Club of New York. She lives in Jerusalem, Israel with her husband and son.

Areas of Focus:
New Media; Journalism; Culture and Society

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