Michael Nahum is an Arabic translator and media analyst based in Washington, DC. For the past five years, he has lived and studied in Syria, Yemen, Jordan, and Israel. He speaks Arabic and Hebrew. His last piece for Construction, “Syria’s Days of Dream: Glimpses of a City Under Seige,” in the Spring 2011 issue, was an insider’s account of the protests in Damascus.
Syria’s Days of Dread: Glimpses of a City Under Siege
Media analyst Michael Nahum watches from the University of Damascus campus as an Orwellian atmosphere unfolds in Syria.