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
But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
Even with redactions, there’s plenty to discuss
Apr. 19from Left, Right & Center
There’s still much to discuss.
Apr. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Even the Wild West had gun control. Most Americans want it now--especially kids afraid of school shootings.
Apr. 18from To the Point
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.
The great majority of Israel’s problems would be solved if the nation were able to establish lasting peace with its neighbors, says journalist and filmmaker Mariam Shahin.
Apr. 19from Scheer Intelligence