Middle East correspondent for the Guardian
The Obama Administration is back in the Middle East more deeply than ever.
Sep. 23, 2014from To the Point
The jihadist Islamic State that now controls much of Iraq has trapped at least 40,000 members of the Yazidi sect—one of that country’s oldest minorities.
Aug. 6, 2014from To the Point
This weekend the militant Islamic group ISIS captured two major border crossings and 4 cities in the north and west of Iraq.
Jun. 23, 2014from To the Point
Global warming is changing California in profound ways, says New York Times Magazine’s climate columnist David Wallace Wells
Mar. 5from KCRW Features
There’s been early denial and official inaction when it comes to both the coronavirus outbreak and climate change. Can either crisis teach us about the other?
Mar. 19from To the Point
Amid the novel coronavirus spreading, stocks are plunging, an infected cruise ship is docking, and people are stocking up on toilet paper.
Mar. 9from Greater LA
The lifelong activist often adopted radical positions on a number of issues, including war and the environment, a new book reveals.
Feb. 28from Scheer Intelligence
How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting our judicial system?
Mar. 18from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
President Trump signs a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill at the end of a very dramatic week.
Mar. 27from Left, Right & Center
A combat veteran reflects on the moral impact America’s longest war has had on its own people.
Mar. 13from Scheer Intelligence
Corrin Rankin wants to convert more Black Democrats into Republicans. She’s a board member on the president’s “Black Voices For Trump” re-election initiative.
Feb. 27from Greater LA
The CDC says it’s not a question of “if” the coronavirus will spread to the U.S., but “when.” Officials say they don’t yet know whether it will be a mild or severe outbreak.
Feb. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand