Khody Akhavi is an award-winning journalist with more than a decade of experience in international broadcast news and current affairs documentary. Previously, he was Head of Video for the Middle East-focused news site Al-Monitor. Before that, he covered the White House during the Arab uprisings for Al Jazeera English and then produced films for the network’s flagship investigative unit. He holds an MA in Arab Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
The Quincy Institute’s Rachel Esplin Odell explains that punitive action against Beijing right now will only undermine U.S. economic interests — after a month that saw more 22 million Americans lose their jobs.