President of the US War Dogs Association ; former Marine Scout dog handler in the Vietnam War-era
Reporter on Afghanistan for Harper's Foreign Policy and other publications
L.A. based singer Aimee Mann has a whole new recording to share with Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am. Click Here to Watch!
Justice correspondent for Reuters covering counterterrorism, immigration and criminal justice
The French band, Air, perform new songs for Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
The Airborne Toxic Event
American indie rock band
CEO of the Copyright Alliance, a nonprofit organization that represents artists across the creative spectrum
Chair of the Board of Trustees of the California Medical Association
Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution and author of The Foreigner's Gift : The Americans, the Arabs, and the Iraqis in Iraq; former Professor and Director of the Middle East Studies Program at Johns Hopkins University
Associate professor of economics at the University of Toledo
Director of economic policy for the Bipartisan Policy Center
Former child soldier conscripted to fight in northern Uganda when she was 15-years old, she later escaped; graduate of Gordon College in Massachusetts and co-author of Girl Soldier : A Story of Hope for Northern Uganda's Children
Chief of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather service office in American Samoa
Brookings Institution Fellow
Executive Director of the Animal Health Diagnostic Center at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine
American actor and writer
Mara Brock Akil
Editor of This Is Africa, a Financial Times publication, which focuses on the policy and the business environment across the continent
Little is known about Akron/Family, a mysterious band from New York City, whose whose distinctive sound fills the air with gentle country-tinged folk music. We get a glimpse into their artistry at 11:15am.
Isam Al Khafaji
Iraqi scholar and professor; former reconstruction advisor to the US-led Coalition Provisional Authority
Faisal Al Yafai
Chief columnist for The National, a government-owned English-language daily newspaper published in Abu Dhabi
Director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs
Senior adviser for the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance and author of The Struggle for Iraq's Future : How Corruption, Incompetence and Sectarianism Have Undermined Democracy
Iraqi mother and civil engineer who moved with her family to Annan, Jordan in 2005. She works with Iraqi refugees and detainees in Jordan, and writes the blog, A Family in Baghdad
Program Director for North Syria at Mercy Corps
Associate Professor of History at Shawnee State University in Ohio and an active member of the Syrian opposition in the US
Economic consultant and columnist at the Saudi newspaper Aleqtisadiyah
Fellow at the Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies; Yemen researcher and analyst, and founder of the blog, Yemeniaty.com
Editor-in-Chief of Arab News , an English language newspaper based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and distributed throughout the Middle East
Executive Director of Housing Rights Center in Los Angeles, which deals with landlord-tenant issues. Former legal aid attorney representing tenants.
President of the Muslim Public Affairs Council
Senior Correspondent for Reuters in Gaza
Executive Director of the Iraq Foundation and Senior Fellow at the US Institute of Peace; former Iraqi Representative to the United States and Iraqi Chief of Mission (2004)
Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science's Middle East Centre, studying Arab migration, globalization, religious trans-nationalism and gender
Member of Iraq's Parliament; former Iraqi National Security Advisor
Co-founder of Arch-News, the Arabic architectural portal; architect and author of 'The Battle for Home: The Vision of a Young Architect in Syria'
Abdul Razzaq Al-Saiedi
Iraqi who helped cover the war for the New York Times before becoming a 2008 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University
Razan Shalab Al-Sham
Head of the Syrian Emergency Task Force, a non-profit supporting democracy in Syria
Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi
Analyst with the Middle East Forum
Iraqi-born artist and founder of the Museum of Contemporary Arab Art in Alhambra, California
American rock band
Environmental historian and associate professor of environmental studies at UC Santa Barbara
Assistant Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations at Hofstra University and author of 'Pitch, Tweet or Engage on the Street: How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication'
Lebanese-American painter and writer; 2002 Guggenheim fellow
Executive creative director based in Los Angeles, California
Director of Security and Terrorism Studies at the Gulf Research Center, a Dubai-based think-tank
Los Angeles City Councilman , representing the 7th District, which includes Pacoima, Lake View Terrace and Panorama City
CEO and founder of The Tempest (formerly Coming of Faith), a digital media startup geared toward millennial women around the world
Director of the Refugee Resettlement Program at the International Institute of Los Angeles
Puerto-Rican resident of Los Angeles
Reporter for the National Journal
British guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Her new memoir is “Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys.”
President of the nonprofit Institute for Science and International Security, he specializes in secret nuclear programs around the world; former member of the International Atomic Energy Agency's weapons inspection team in Iraq and author of Peddling Peril : How the Secret Nuclear Trade Arms America’s Enemies
Professor of Urban Public Health at City University of New York's Hunter College and the author of Dread : How Fear and Fantasy Have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to Avian Flu
Writer for “Bordertown.” He’s also the syndicated cartoonist of “La Cucaracha,” the first Latino-themed political cartoon to go national.
national politics and social justice reporter, New York Times
Actor, director and playwright
Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; author of 'The Closing of the American Border : Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11' and 'Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy'
San Francisco Bureau Chief for New Scientist
Senior Vice President at the International Bank of Commerce and member of the Board of Directors of the the National Immigration Forum; former chairman of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Associate professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston
Apollo 11 astronaut and author of Magnificent Desolation : The Long Journey Home from the Moon
Foreign affairs writer at Vox.
Professor of Political Economics at Harvard University
Supervising Deputy Attorney General for the State of California
Christopher James Alexander
Assistant Curator of Architecture and Design at the Getty Research Institute
Executive Vice President of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association , the union which represents the state's prison guards
Poet, essayist, playwright and teacher
Spokesman for Southern California Edison and its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
David Rector’s fiancee and conservator
President of the California Voter Foundation
Poet and author, his young adult novel “The Crossover” won the Newbery Medal.
Associate professor of law at the University of Wisconsin College of Law
Author of Man of the People : The Maverick Life and Career of John McCain and Machiavelli's Shadow : The Rise and Fall of Karl Rove
Painter and artist based in Santa Monica, California
President of Tax Payers for Common Sense, an independent and nonpartisan voice for taxpayers working to increase transparency and eliminate wasteful spending
Screenwriter and producer
actress and director
Co-founder of Californians Advocating Responsible Rail Development , based in Palo Alto
Editor of KQED's "State of Health" blog
Political scientist and author of Circle in the Sand : The Bush Dynasty in Iraq
With Peter Reckell , better known as Bo and Hope Brady, of Days of Our Lives along with General Hospital 's Luke and Laura, one of the most beloved couples in daytime television
Syrian journalist who reports on life in ISIS-held territories for SKY News and ABC News
Editor in Chief of Modern Salon and a licensed cosmetologist.
Staff Writer at CQ Roll Call; in January she reported a story entitled, Muslims Struggle to Find Suitable Candidate.
Teacher and author; Hillary Clinton delegate from California's 45th District
Founder and President of the American Muslim Women's Empowerment Council, based in Irvine, California
Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Studies at the University of Virginia
Senior writer for the Los Angeles Times
President of the Board of Trustees of Compton Unified School District
Political Director for the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Action Network, a civil rights organization founded by the Reverand Al Sharpton
President of the West Mar Vista Residents Association