I think it is this man. His name is Michael Totten. If you are interested in world affairs, you'll find it is a treat to read him. He's mostly a self-financed blogger. Which reminds me, I need to send him a donation.
He's a reporter. He travels to places. He talks to people. He gets amazing access. And he captures it all with a sophisticated eye. He does not simply package up the conventional wisdom with a few original quotes, like many foreign correspondents.
For example, if you read today's entry, you'll learn who this woman is.