Ben Hubbard is a Middle East correspondent for the New York Times. He is based in Beirut, Lebanon.
President Trump wants the Pentagon to "fight to win," and battlefield commanders now make decisions that used to come from the Obama White House.
Apr. 3, 2017from To the Point
President Obama is in Saudi Arabia today at a tense moment in USSaudi relations.
Apr. 20, 2016from To the Point
Saudi Arabia takes pride in hosting the Hajj every year, when millions of Muslims travel to Mecca, but once again the pilgrimage has turned deadly.
Sep. 24, 2015from To the Point
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point
A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.
May. 17from Left, Right & Center
It’s a special live episode from USC Gould School of Law!
Apr. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
What Trump the golfer can tell us about Trump the president.
Apr. 5from Left, Right & Center
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.
Apr. 11from To the Point
Presidential candidate and US Senator Kamala Harris stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at Southwest College in South LA.
May. 20from Greater LA
Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.
May. 2from To the Point