Max J. Rosenthal

Digital Editor
Max J. Rosenthal

Max J. Rosenthal is a former Digital Editor PRI.org. He has previously reported for The Huffington Post in Beirut and Cairo, and the Associated Press in Jerusalem. He's also a veteran of the US Army and a so-so Arabic speaker. He's covered mostly foreign news and military affairs, but also loves a good sports story and anything space-related.

Max holds degrees from the University of Virginia and Columbia Journalism School.

Recent Stories

Conflict

The Army is getting serious about cyberwarfare

Modern war isn't always fought on a physical battlefield, and the US Army is making new moves to try and keep hackers and cyber attacks away from its computers. Yet some of these vital battles are being fought by young men and women who are new to the field themselves.

Global Politics

Kim Jong-Un is back! Who cares?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un finally made another public appearance on Monday, or so the country's state media claims. But no matter what, his disappearance — and reemergence — didn't seem to have much of an effect in North Korea itself.

Justice

More and more cities are saying goodbye, Columbus

For one community, Columbus Day is a marker of genocide and shame. For another, it's a celebration of history and heritage. Now some cities like Seattle, Portland and Minneapolis are siding with the former, rebranding the holiday as Indigenous Peoples Day.

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