Don Duncan is a freelance print, radio and video reporter. His work has been published in The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, LA Times, Foreign Policy, Le Monde Diplomatique, National Geographic, and others. His radio and video work has appeared on TIME.com, The Guardian, BBC, PBS, NPR, CBC, among others.
His reporting has brought him to Lebanon, where he covered the country's political crisis and the conflict at the Nahr al Bared Palestinian camp; to Syria, covering the country's 2011 uprising, to Egypt, where he covered the country's revolution; to Afghanistan, where he covered the 2010 parliamentary elections the plight of the country's disabled and the Afghanistan's conjoined heroin and HIV epidemics; to Miami, to look into the shifting power-play of Florida's Latino vote, between Cubans and non-Cuban Hispanics; and to Nepal and Bhutan where, funded by The Nation Institute in New York, he investigated the beginnings of an insurgency facing Bhutan as it settles into its newly-created democracy.
Originally from Ireland, Don speaks fluent French and Irish, and basic Arabic. He holds a bachelor's degree in literature from Trinity College Dublin and master's degrees in politics and journalism from Columbia University in New York.