Professor of International Relations, Boston University
Professor of International Relations and Anthropology at Boston University; former UN observer in southern Lebanon (1980's)
UN Security Council Resolution 1701 stopped the fighting in southern Lebanon with the promise that France would help enforce it by leading a 15,000 member peacekeeping source.
Aug. 17, 2006from To the Point
Twelve candidates are taking the stage at 5 PM PT at the CNN/New York Times Democratic Debate, hosted at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio
Oct. 15from KCRW Features
Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved more than 800 bills.
Oct. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A last minute cease-fire in Syria; Mick Mulvaney confirms, then quickly denies a quid pro quo; and no one likes billionaires at the Democratic debate, not even the billionaire.
Oct. 18from Left, Right & Center
“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.
Oct. 4from Scheer Intelligence
In a Dallas courtroom on Wednesday, a former police officer was convicted of murder for killing her African American neighbor, then she got a hug from the victim’s brother and the…
Oct. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.
Oct. 18from Scheer Intelligence
Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?
Sep. 18from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
These are some interesting texts.
Oct. 4from Left, Right & Center
When Gavin Newsom signed AB387 into law today, he ended 16 years of unsuccessful attempts by daycare providers statewide to unionize.
Sep. 30from KCRW Features