Leslie Gelb

Council on Foreign Relations

Guest

President Emeritus and Board Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of Power Rules: How Common Sense Can Rescue American Foreign Policy; Pulitzer Prize-winning former reporter for the New York Times and former senior official in State and Defense Departments

Leslie Gelb on KCRW

Today, the White House and all of Washington are embracing Ukraine's interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk  — chosen by revolutionaries who overturned an elected government.

The World Waits for Crimeans to Go to the Polls

Today, the White House and all of Washington are embracing Ukraine's interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk  — chosen by revolutionaries who overturned an elected government.

from To the Point

President Obama's commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, is in Washington this week, making his first official, public reports since he was appointed last June.

Afghanistan: Is America's Longest War Being Forgotten?

President Obama's commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, is in Washington this week, making his first official, public reports since he was appointed last June.

from Which Way, L.A.?

A  new poll  shows that 64 percent of Americans no longer believe the war in Afghanistan is worth fighting.

Is America's Longest War Being Forgotten?

A new poll shows that 64 percent of Americans no longer believe the war in Afghanistan is worth fighting.

from To the Point

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