From the Editors
Open Letter to National Press Club and Their Subsequent Decision to Rescind Suspension of Sam Husseini
The Ethics Committee of the National Press Club has asked me to present my journalistic credentials following the controversy of my suspension from the Club because of my questioning of the former head of Saudi intelligence Amb. Turki bin Faisal al-Saud. (Click here for video of the questioning). The proof that I am a journalist is the very fact that I asked the question that I did: There's been a lot of talk about the legitimacy of the Syrian regime, I ...Keep Reading »
[Video Below] The new activist group RootsAction put out an alert this week calling on the U.S. government to apologize for its policy of backing a dictator in Egypt for 30 years. Washington Stakeout today questioned Martin Indyk (currently director of foreign policy at Brookings, senior adviser to U.S. government envoy George Mitchell. He has worked in the past at Washington Institute for Near East Policy and American Israel Public Affairs Committee [AIPAC]): Sam ...Keep Reading »
Sam Husseini is founder of Washington Stakeout and an independent journalist and activist. He has been published in the Washington Post, Newsday, Al Jadid Magazine, The Nation and numerous other outlets on politics, media, the Mideast and pop culture.
The military, however, has quickly come to the realization that the protesters are imposing new realities on the ground. Those realities threaten the future of the current political order and, by implication, the privileges the military was able to secure under Muslim Brotherhood rule.click | email | tweet