Basel Hamdan is the News Director at HuffPost Live. He is a longtime collaborator of filmmaker Michael Moore, with credits including “Capitalism: A Love Story,” Oscar-nominated “SiCKO,” and Palme d’Or-winning “Fahrenheit 9/11.” Basel has an M.A. in International Relations & Politics from New York University and a B.S. in Sport Management from Florida State University. He is a New York native. He can be reached at: basel.hamdan@huffingtonpost.com Follow him on Twitter: @BaselYHamdan