Asking Tough Questions

A list of the times I’ve asked powerful people difficult questions in public.

Harold Koh, former State Department legal advisor for Hillary Clinton and dean of Yale Law School:



John Brennan, former CIA director and top counterterrorism advisor to President Obama:







Gerald Feierstein, director of Gulf Affairs for the Middle East Institute and former US ambassador to Yemen:

See my piece in The Grayzone Project, “Why I Confronted Gerald Feierstein, a Key American Advocate for Saudi Arabia’s War on Yemen.”










Clarissa Ward, CNN’s chief international correspondent:


Chris Murphy, US Senator (D-Conn.):

See my piece in the Huffington Post, “Senator Chris Murphy is not the ‘Elizabeth Warren of foreign policy.’”