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
President Obama addressed the UN General Assembly today, promising the US will stay engaged in the Middle East for the rest of his term.
Sep. 24, 2013from To the Point
This week's Arab League Summit may not be a summit at all without a major figure from Saudi Arabia, and the League may not reach consensus on Syria, its most troubling issue.
Mar. 28, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
This week's Arab League Summit puts Iraq -- a country still torn by political and religious tensions and recent outbreaks of violence -- back in the news.
Mar. 28, 2012from To the Point
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center on Saturday, as he awaited trial. What happens next in the investigation?
Aug. 14from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Author and University of Michigan professor Alexandra Minna Stern traces the origins of America's burgeoning white nationalist movement.
Aug. 9from Scheer Intelligence
Will mass shootings become part of America’s background noise? That’s an ugly prospect raised by the deaths of 34 people this week in Texas, Ohio and California.
Aug. 8from To the Point
Science continues to suffer attack from the Trump administration. Testimony on climate change and national security has been censored.
Jul. 20from To the Point
Your questions about impeachment, and more
Aug. 7from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
From Richie Havens to Jimi Hendrix, photographer Henry Diltz recalls his favorite moments of the historic festival.
Aug. 16from KCRW Features
The annual Iowa State Fair is known as the unofficial start to campaign season.
Aug. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The mysterious arrest of a Swedish data privacy activist with links to the WikiLeaks founder raises important questions about government surveillance.
Aug. 23from Scheer Intelligence
Orange County Democrats are celebrating a victory that seemed almost impossible 10 years ago.
Aug. 9from KCRW Features