Ali Gharib is The Intercept’s Senior News Editor. He was previously at Mic, where he was the chief politics editor. He was previously a contributor to The Nation and a reporting fellow with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. His work has appeared in The Guardian, Brooklyn Magazine, the New Republic, Foreign Policy, Haaretz, and the Daily Beast, among other outlets. He lives in Brooklyn.
Israel’s “Safe Zone” Is Creeping Farther Into Syria
Through NGOs and local rebel groups, Israel’s influence is extending deeper into Syria — tightening its grip on the occupied Golan Heights.
Making a KillingHacked Email Shows UAE Ambassador Lobbying the Obama White House on Yemen War
Hacked emails reveal how the UAE sought to discredit reporting about its machinations and rights abuses — and how the Obama White House pushed back.
How a One-Time Terrorist Group Prevailed on Capitol Hill
Once regarded as a fringe group of exiles, the Mojahedin have used money and supporters to go from outlawed terrorist organization to influential players.