Tom Hundley is based in Dubai for GlobalPost. A veteran journalist, Hundley spent 18 years as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, reporting from more than 60 countries and serving as the Tribune’s bureau chief in Jerusalem, Warsaw, Rome and London. He has covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, three wars in the Persian Gulf and the rise of political Islam in the Middle East long before 9/11. In the mid-1990’s he spent several years in the Balkans reporting on wars in Bosnia and Kosovo. He has also reported on Eastern Europe’s transition from communism to democracy, Northern Ireland’s transition from war to peace and the Vatican’s transition from John Paul II to Benedict XVI. His work has won numerous journalism awards. Hundley, who teaches journalism at the American University in Dubai, is a graduate of Georgetown University.