Michael Wills

Guest

Senior Vice President of the National Bureau of Asian Research, an independent research institute, and former director of its Southeast Asia Studies Program

Michael Wills on KCRW

The Islamic State is claiming responsibility for  explosions and gunfire  this morning in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim country.

Possible ISIS Links in Jakarta Attack

The Islamic State is claiming responsibility for explosions and gunfire this morning in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim country.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act  in a long international drama.

from To the Point

Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”

from To the Point

More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.

from To the Point

Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.

from To the Point

Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller report this morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Will President Trump’s new strategy serve his goals?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.

from To the Point

Even the Wild West had gun control. Most Americans want it now--especially kids afraid of school shootings.

from To the Point