Opinion Editor for the Daily Star, an English-language newspaper in Beirut, Lebanon and Contributing Editor at Reason magazine in the US; author of The Ghosts of Martyrs Square: An Eyewitness Account of Lebanon’s Life Struggle
All eyes are on Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is determined to hold on to power despite the resignation of his cabinet and with protests expected again tomorrow after Friday…
Mar. 31, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
Mar. 31, 2011from To the Point
This week's decision by the United Nations Security
Council to establish a tribunal for prosecuting those responsible for the
assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri ,…
May. 31, 2007from To the Point
Facial recognition software is touted as making us safer. Is it worth the risk of misidentification -- and the violation of privacy?
Nov. 7from To the Point
Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.
Oct. 18from Scheer Intelligence
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wants Facebook to turn over emails, documents, etc.
Nov. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A gripping documentary documents the surprising role drug cartels and illegal traffickers are playing in the looming extinction of a rare whale.
Oct. 25from Scheer Intelligence
Some key polls spooked liberals one year away from the 2020 general election.
Nov. 8from Left, Right & Center
The Trump administration wants to end Temporary Protected Status, which allows immigrants currently living in the U.S.
Nov. 5from Greater LA
Republicans have been demanding a vote to open the impeachment inquiry. They may get one Thursday.
Oct. 30from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The world’s biggest oil company is on trial in New York for defrauding investors out of $1.6 billion. It’s accused of hiding the real value of fossil fuels in the era of climate…
Oct. 26from To the Point
Officials began testifying in public on live TV with millions of Americans watching.
Nov. 15from Left, Right & Center