Bruce Riedel is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and director of its Intelligence Project.
From 1977-1990, he held various assignments with the CIA.
President Trump and warming relations with America's oldest ally in the Middle East: Saudi Arabia.
Mar. 20, 2017from To the Point
Less than a week since North Korea's spectacular failure , India said today it successfully launched a ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon 3100 miles in any…
Apr. 19, 2012from To the Point
The US will have to choose between its wife and its girlfriend. Will it be Turkey or Iraqi Kurdistan? Meantime, Iran is hanging around the back door.
Nov. 1, 2007from To the Point
These are some interesting texts.
Oct. 4from Left, Right & Center
Greta Thunberg inspired Fridays for Future--school strikes around the world. Were the leaders of major polluters paying attention? Not according to what they told the United Nations.
Sep. 25from To the Point
Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide. At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.
Sep. 19from To the Point
Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.
Oct. 7from Greater LA
A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.
Oct. 11from Scheer Intelligence
“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
Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?
Sep. 18from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
What did President Trump do this time?
Sep. 20from Left, Right & Center
Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.
Oct. 2from KCRW Features