Los Angeles Times

Michael Muskal

Writer

As an editor and reporter, Michael Muskal covered local, national, economic and foreign issues at three newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times. He left the newspaper in 2015. 

Recent Articles

  • What we know so far: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

    What we know so far: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

    Turkey, a member of NATO, shot down a Russian fighter plane on Tuesday, creating a new diplomatic crisis over the civil war in Syria. The incident follows numerous complaints by Turkey that Russia, flying combat missions in neighboring Syria, has strayed toward Turkish airspace. Here is a summary...

  • A look at the roots of militant violence in Mali

    A look at the roots of militant violence in Mali

    Mali once again reeled Friday under a terrorist attack, the latest violence in a country that has been racked by war for more than half a century. The current battle pits a confusing array of at least five Islamist groups against a weak central government supported by the former colonial power,...

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