Julian Borger

World Affairs Editor for the Guardian

Guest

Julian Borger is world affairs editor, and former correspondent in the Middle East, eastern Europe and the Balkans, for the Guardian of London. He previously wrote its Global Security blog. Borger is author of The Butcher's Trail: How the Search for Balkan War Criminals Became the World's Most Successful Manhunt.

Julian Borger on KCRW

British police dragged Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorian embassy where he had taken refuge for the last seven years.

Julian Assange arrested and faces conspiracy charges in the US

British police dragged Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorian embassy where he had taken refuge for the last seven years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Kim Jung Un now says he won't send four missiles toward the territory of Guam, apparently easing the threat of nuclear war -- at least for the moment.

Is North Korea backing down?

Kim Jung Un now says he won't send four missiles toward the territory of Guam, apparently easing the threat of nuclear war -- at least for the moment.

from To the Point

President Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning. We look at the effects of her leaks of hundreds of thousands of secret documents.

The impact of Chelsea Manning

President Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning. We look at the effects of her leaks of hundreds of thousands of secret documents.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Josh Barro, Michael Steele and Christine Emba discuss the policy and news that made headlines this week

from Left, Right & Center

After killings and other violence recorded on camera, Black Lives Matter supporters are demanding police reform.

from To the Point

Hundreds of librarians are working as contact tracers in LA County during the COVID-19 pandemic.

from Greater LA

Berlin passed a hotly debated anti-discrimination law this month, the first of its kind in Germany, that allows victims to pursue legal remedies against state officials — including…

from Studio Berlin

Many camps decided not to reopen this summer. Some are going all virtual, while others are going bankrupt.

from Greater LA

Less than a month after the police killing of George Floyd, the protests around the country continue.

from To the Point

In conversation with Robert Scheer, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen examine their roles in our nation's bloody trajectory since the Vietnam War.

from Scheer Intelligence

Statues of slave traders and Confederate leaders are being toppled or defaced during protests following the killing of George Floyd.

from Design and Architecture

Governor Gavin Newsom says the state is shutting down indoor operations at restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, museums and more in 19 counties to curb the…

from Greater LA