Amy Smithson

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Guest

Senior Fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, and Chair of the Global Affairs Council on Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons for the World Economic Forum; author of Germ Gambits: The Bioweapons Dilemma, Iraq and Beyond

Amy Smithson on KCRW

Horrific reports including grisly video show that chemical weapons have killed hundreds in Syria, including children. Has President Obama's "red line" been crossed?

Obama Still Cautious on Syria Response

Horrific reports including grisly video show that chemical weapons have killed hundreds in Syria, including children. Has President Obama's "red line" been crossed?

from To the Point

Last week, Britain and France asked the UN to investigate evidence that Syria has used chemical weapons in its ongoing civil war.

Syria’s Chemical Weapons and Obama’s “Red Line”

Last week, Britain and France asked the UN to investigate evidence that Syria has used chemical weapons in its ongoing civil war.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

The federal government may have to stand trial for violating the rights of young people.

from To the Point

Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.

from To the Point

Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.

from Scheer Intelligence

There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.

from Left, Right & Center

“Supreme Revenge” describes increasingly bitter battles over the highest court in the land. It’s the title of a Frontline documentary featuring Reagan, Obama and Trump.

from To the Point

Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is known for his centrist views.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?

from To the Point

Will these tariffs on Mexico last forever?

from Left, Right & Center