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Mark Yost has been a professional writer for more than 20 years. He worked for The Wall Street Journal full-time for 10 years. He was an editorial page writer in both New York and Brussels, and also wrote for the Journal's Leisure and Arts pages, in the U.S., as well as Europe and Asia.
For the past 10 years, he has been a full-time freelance writer. He still contributes regularly to the Journal's L&A page, primarily writing about the business of sports. He also writes reviews of historical museum exhibits, and book reviews. Yost also writes for the Journal's Sports pages.
His work has also appeared in Sports Illustrated, the New York Times, and Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal. Yost has also written copy for the J. Peterman c
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"Soft Target," introduces readers to Nick Mattera, a former Marine EOD Tech who’s now a firefighter/paramedic on Chicago's North Shore. When Abdullah and Jhalil, two al Qaeda operatives, get tired of dodging drones in Afghanistan, they make their way to Chicago with one goal in mind: Take the fight to the Americans. They start off with smaller targets, but have one big target in mind. A target... Read more of this blog post »
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