Moustafa Bayoumi is the author of the award-winning books "How Does It Feel To Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America" (2009), "Midnight on the Mavi Marmara: The Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and How It Changed the Course of the Israel/Palestine Conflict" (2010) and "This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror" (2015). He is Professor of English at Brooklyn College, City University of New York.
Articles by this author
Sunday, August 26, 2018
US Bombs Are Killing Children in Yemen. Does Anybody Care?
his is not a column about Donald Trump. It’s also not about Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen or Robert Mueller, and it’s certainly not about Rudolph Giuliani and his way with words. On the contrary, this is a column about the things we are not paying attention to, and why we should. On 9 August, the US...
Saturday, April 25, 2015
US Needs to Stop Fomenting Violence in Yemen
The United States response to the civil war in Yemen should be the opposite of what it’s doing. Since late January, Yemen—the poorest Arab country—has been embroiled in a bloody civil war that is escalating in brutality. A Saudi-led air campaign against the rebel movement has repeatedly hit...