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Jamie Tarabay


Jamie Tarabay is a foreign correspondent and the author of A Crazy Occupation: Eyewitness to the Intifada. As Baghdad bureau chief for NPR News her reporting was awarded the Alfred I duPont-Columbia University Award. She has lived and reported from the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Northen Africa and the United States for over 15 years. 

Tarabay’s writing has appeared in Marie ClaireThe Atlantic (online), and the quarterly Dispatches: Beyond Iraq. She was recently awarded a Gracie for her coverage of the Ferguson race riots, and is currently the senior editor for national security and tech at news website, Vocativ.

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