former advisor, Iraq Study Group
Former Senior Fellow at the Congressionally-funded US Institute for Peace; Iraq scholar and former advisor to the Iraq Study Group; author of The Modern History of Iraq
Baghdad and Basra are calmer now that Muqtada al-Sadr has told his Mahdi Army to stop fighting government forces, but government politicians went to Iran to make the deal.
Mar. 31, 2008from To the Point
Last week, President Bush traveled not to Baghdad but to Anbar Province, one of the few bright spots for the US military in Iraq.
Sep. 13, 2007from To the Point
Democratic Senate leaders staged an all-night debate on their plan to give President Bush just 120 days to start bringing troops home from Iraq.
Jul. 18, 2007from To the Point
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about Mary Trump’s tell-all book, Roger Stone’s orders from the judge and whether Sidney Powell and Jay Clayton are good lawyers.
Jul. 1from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The LA City Council voted Wednesday to slash $150 million from the Los Angeles Police Department’s budget.
Jul. 2from KCRW Features
As BLM protests sweep the globe, the movement’s co-founder Melina Abdullah talks about its roots and her hopes for the coming years.
Jun. 19from Scheer Intelligence
Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson and Council President Nury Martinez have introduced a motion that would create an alternative to police: a newly developed nonviolent…
Jun. 17from KCRW Features
The funeral for Robert Fuller was today at a church in Palmdale. Fuller was found hanging from a tree across the street from Palmdale City Hall on June 10.
Jun. 30from Greater LA
In conversation with Robert Scheer, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen examine their roles in our nation's bloody trajectory since the Vietnam War.
Jul. 3from Scheer Intelligence
John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.
Jul. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.
Jun. 26from Left, Right & Center
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the government’s effort to stop publication of John Bolton’s book.
Jun. 17from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers