Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a PBS NewsHour special correspondent and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Gayle’s Recent Stories
World Oct 01This Syrian mother fled ISIS while pregnant. Her courage has stayed with me ever since
My eyes welled up when a smiling and confident Batoul stepped out from behind the curtains of the blue tarp she and her family call home.
World Feb 10As the fight in northern Syria shifts focus, here’s what has changed
A ground-level look at what has changed between northern Syria today and six months back, when a fight against ISIS dominated the headlines.
World Aug 16Column: Why I can’t stop thinking about the children of Syria
The kids were everywhere -- full of joy, full of spirit, full of exhaustion. Full of life. And they both inspired and broke my heart.
Nation Sep 14Column: How I came to report on forced marriage — in the U.S.
The beginning of my journey reporting this story began with a casual conversation with a friend. “I know you are writing about child marriage in Afghanistan and India and lots of other places,“ she said. “What about what’s happening here…