We Want to Negotiate:

The Secret World of Kidnapping, Hostages, and Ransom

Columbia Global Reports, January 2019

We Want to Negotiate is an exploration of the ethical, legal, and strategic considerations of a bedeviling question: Should governments pay ransom to terrorists?

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The New Censorship:

Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

Columbia University Press, November 2014

An account of threats to the global information system from criminals, militants, authoritarian governments, and cyber warriors—and a proposal to defend press freedom in the Internet age.

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Endangered Mexico:

An Environment on the Edge

Sierra Club Books, May 1997

A journalistic examination of Mexico's environmental crisis with chapters on Mexico City's water woes, the drug wars in the Sierra Madre, and the environmental roots of the Zapatista conflict.

Named one of the top 100 books of 1997 by the Los Angeles Times.

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