Roy Gutman

Pulitzer Prize-winning veteran foreign correspondent

Guest

A former Foreign Editor for McClatchy Newspapers, Roy Gutman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, based in Istanbul covering Turkey and the Middle East.

Roy Gutman on KCRW

Secretary of State John Kerry said last year that Syria's Assad regime helped create ISIS — to distract the US by aiding alternative enemies in the region.

The plot thickens in Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry said last year that Syria's Assad regime helped create ISIS — to distract the US by aiding alternative enemies in the region.

from To the Point

Rebel forces in Syria won a rare victory this month by getting some food to 300,000 starving citizens trapped by constant bombing in the city of Aleppo.

The battle over Aleppo brings new pleas for intervention

Rebel forces in Syria won a rare victory this month by getting some food to 300,000 starving citizens trapped by constant bombing in the city of Aleppo.

from To the Point

The Senate Armed Services Committee  report  says "abusive" interrogation techniques were not the work of a few low-level "bad apples" at Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay.

Presidential Transition and Accountability

The Senate Armed Services Committee report says "abusive" interrogation techniques were not the work of a few low-level "bad apples" at Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Fox News ratings soared during a Trump presidency, but viewership numbers went down when Trump attacked the network.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a $7.6 billion stimulus package for California. Millions of residents will receive $600 checks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

During the pandemic, many renters have stayed in their homes because of local and state eviction protections, but are still on the hook for back rent.

from Greater LA

Innova Medical Group, based in Pasadena, has developed a test people can buy over the counter and use at home. It costs $5 and produces results in about 30 minutes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many already know about the history of racist policing in Los Angele s, a city that boasts the largest jail system in the world .

from KCRW Features

Online sales have skyrocketed during the pandemic, and so have the mountains of packaging that protect those orders in transit.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about former President Trump’s new-new lawyers, who were named just days before his impeachment trial is to begin.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

On Monday, a judge blocked LA District Attorney George Gascón from enforcing one of his major promises: ending the use of prison sentencing enhancements in thousands of criminal cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

From Bronze Age farmers to New World colonialists, land ownership has been prized, sought after, inherited and fought over.

from Life Examined