Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges

Former Truthdig Columnist

Chris Hedges was a former columnist at Truthdig and a former foreign correspondent at the New York Times

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Chris Hedges — Inside Egypt

Oct 20, 2006
The former New York Times Middle East bureau chief spends 10 days living with a lower-middle-class Egyptian family to expose the side of Egypt off-limits to most tourists -- one made desperate by poverty and kept fearful by the omnipresent threat of state security officials.

Israel’s Barrier to Peace

Jul 26, 2006
Chris Hedges, the former Middle East bureau chief for The New York Times, argues that there can be no hope for peace in the Middle East as long as America continues to aid Israel in its dehumanizing practices.The former Middle East bureau chief for The New York Times and author of the bestseller "War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning" examines the way Israel's security wall has ripped a mortal gash in the lives of Palestinians residing in its shadow, and argues that there can be no hope for peace in the Middle East as long as America continues to aid Israel in its dehumanizing practices.