Molly McCluskey

Molly McCluskey

Independent Multimedia Journalist

Independent journalist for @AJEnglish, @USNews, @BeaconReader, @MiddleEastEye & others. Board, @PressClubDC.

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New PAC gives Muslim American women voice in US politics

Action committee focuses on issues most important to Muslim women, aims to elect candidates who share their values

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PODCAST: Part Two With General Michael Hayden On Journalists and Intelligence Secrets

This edition of Update-1 features part 2 of a two-episode podcast with General Michael Hayden. Press Club Board member Molly McCluskey talks with the former NSA and CIA director about how journalists can effectively work with the intelligence community and the future of intelligence in the United States. General Hayden is the author of Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror.

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Al Jazeera

US naturalisation in the shadow of the Holocaust - News from Al ...

US naturalisation in the shadow of the Holocaust - ...

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PODCAST: General Michael Hayden Discusses The Balance Between Stealing ...

How can the journalism community expose the secrets that the intelligence community wants to keep secret? That's the theme of a special two-episode podcast in which NPC Board member Molly McCluskey interviews General Michael Hayden, former NSA and CIA director and author of Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror. In this podcast they discuss the constitutionally mandated conflict between journalists and spies.

ANALYSIS: Saudi's US visit to promote economic plan met with ...

ANALYSIS: Saudi's US visit to promote economic plan...

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For incarcerated Muslims in the US, Ramadan brings extra challenges

Advocacy groups work to ensure 350,000 Muslims incarcerated in US prisons are accommodated during Ramadan

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The Washington Diplomat

‘Flora of the National Parks’ Connects People with Plants

On any given day, whether it’s snowy or sunny outside, the U.S. Botanic Garden on the National Mall is a haven from the rigors of urban life. Now, a new exhibit in partnership with the National Park Service allows visitors to leave the city behind and step into an oasis filled with some of the most stunning natural wonders the United States has to offer.

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Iran nuclear deal challenged in the US, promoted abroad

Republican congressmen have introduced efforts to limit the scope of the Iran nuclear deal

US Senate passes bill against alleged Saudi sponsors of terrorism

The White House has promised to veto the bill, claiming it would put Americans at risk

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Women still overlooked in vital peacekeeping process, study finds

Overlooking women as vital participants in peacekeeping process can have grave consequences in MENA region

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Tomb Sweeping in California To Honor A Chinese Tradition

There’s something inherently universal about traditions in death. We pass them down, generation after generation. Attending a Ching Ming ceremony in California reminds the author of her own Irish roots.

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Attacks on the Press: Women on the Frontlines - YouTube

A panel discussion at the Newseum on the dangers facing female journalists.

The Washington Diplomat

As America’s National Parks Turn 100, Social Media Helps Visitors Unplug

When many people think of America’s national parks, they think of the battlefields and monuments of the east, or the majestic landscapes of the west. But walk through Dupont Circle in downtown D.C. and you’re strolling on national park land. And with more than 400 units of the National Park Service, the government agency is taking to social media to connect with, entice and educate visitors on its vast natural, historical and cultural resources.

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Rezaian’s release greeted with celebration among Washington press

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian and his wife fellow journalist Yeganeh Salehi were released on Sunday and en route to the US

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The Mighty Challenges Of Tiny Houses

For all the growing awareness of the possibilities and benefits of small house living, and people interested in creating and living in a tiny home of their own, surprisingly little progress has been made in ushering tiny house living into the mainstream American housing market.