Senior fellow at the Middle East Institute where he focuses on the Levant and North Africa; former US ambassador to Syria (2011-2014)
Syria's civil war has dragged on for five years, killing hundreds of thousands and turning millions more into refugees.
Jan. 25, 2016from To the Point
Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.
May. 16from To the Point
A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.
Apr. 18from To the Point
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
Joe Biden is in.
Apr. 26from Left, Right & Center
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
And we’re still waiting for the Mueller report.
Apr. 10from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand