What it’s like to be an American reporter in Pakistan? Max Fisher looked for an answer to this question in his Washington Post piece on March 29, 2013 with help from Richard Leiby, the paper’s correspondent in Pakistan, who talks about his experience in this video.
He says he was surprised to find the depth of “genuine piety” among people there, beyond just the extremists. “It’s really humbling to me,” he says, “because we have so many misconceptions about Islam.” He also talks about seeing the van in which Malala Yousafzai, the young girls-rights activist, had been shot by the Taliban.
You can see all of Leiby’s articles here. Some favorites include: