Robert F. Worth is an author and contributor to The New York Times Magazine.

Worth was formerly a public policy fellow at the Wilson Center's Middle East Program. In addition, he spent 14 years as a correspondent for The New York Times, and was the paper's Beirut bureau chief from 2007 until 2011.

Worth is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and is the author of A Rage for Order.

Last Updated: August 17, 2017