- Michael Birnbaum
Michael Birnbaum became The Washington Post’s Berlin correspondent in January 2011, after two-and-a-half years of covering education for the newspaper from Washington. He has covered the Arab Spring from Libya, Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East. He has also worked at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Birnbaum has a degree in German history from Yale University. He grew up in Chicago.
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