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Michael Young is a contributing editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com.
Young is also opinion page editor of the Daily Star newspaper in Beirut, Lebanon, where he writes a weekly column.
Young previously edited Lebanon Report and the bi-annual Beirut Review, both publications of the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, where he was English publications editor until 2000. He also frequently contributes to publications in Lebanon, the United States and Europe. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, the International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times and numerous other publications.
Young regularly discusses the Middle East on a variety of radio and television networks, including CNN, Fox News Channel, the BBC, NPR, Radio Netherlands International, the Voice of America, and Radio France International.
Young received a B.A. in political science from the American University of Beirut (1985) and an M.A. in international relations, specializing in the Middle East, from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington (1987). He lives in Beirut with his wife.
- The War in Libya and the "Arab Spring"
A Reason roundtable
Christopher Preble, Jesse Walker, Hussein Ibish, Michael C. Moynihan, Michael Young, Brendan O'Neill, Shaazka Beyerle and Michael Totten
April 7, 2011
- Rough Ride in the Middle East
What is America’s role in the Arab civil war?
May 18, 2010
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