Ty McCormick is a freelance journalist and graduate student at Oxford University, where he is a Clarendon Scholar. He received his bachelor’s degree Phi Beta Kappa and with distinction from Stanford University, where he studied political science and Arabic. In addition to the Huffington Post, his writing has been published by Newsweek, The New Republic, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera English, NPR, CBS News, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Herald, the Washington Post, and the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, among others. He has appeared on Fox News from Cairo. Follow him on Twitter at @TyMcCormick.