Salman Shaikh

Brookings Doha Center

Guest

Director of the Brookings Doha Center and fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy

Salman Shaikh on KCRW

After three years of civil war, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claims a "turning point" in what he calls his "war against terror" has now paved the way to his re-election.

Is Syria on the Way to Becoming a Failed State?

After three years of civil war, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claims a "turning point" in what he calls his "war against terror" has now paved the way to his re-election.

from To the Point

The Geneva conference that led to a nuclear deal with Iran last month also established Geneva II.

Does Peace Have a Chance in Syria?

The Geneva conference that led to a nuclear deal with Iran last month also established Geneva II.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The Geneva conference that led to a nuclear deal with Iran last month also established Geneva II.

Does Peace Have a Chance in Syria?

The Geneva conference that led to a nuclear deal with Iran last month also established Geneva II.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

The UC and Cal State college systems say they plan to require students and faculty to get COVID-19 vaccines before returning to campus this fall — but that’s only after the FDA…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Mathews says national governments and tech companies are not up to the job of regulating the worldwide web.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

This year kicked off with an alarming rise in shootings in Los Angeles, according to the LAPD’s public stats. Homicides are up, robberies are down, rapes are down, car thefts are up.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro speaks with Ken White about Rudy Giuliani’s response to the defamation lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems, Rep. Katie Hill’s loss against the Daily Mail and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s so-called “justice budget” for the next fiscal year includes nearly $1 billion to fight homelessness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel discuss President Biden’s first speech to Congress, Senator Tim Scott’s response and more.

from Left, Right & Center

The Derek Chauvin verdict: The former police officer charged with killing George Floyd faces three counts: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree…

In Our Backyard is a six-part series from Warren Olney that explores how this region is changing and how we can respond.

from To the Point

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial and more

from All the Presidents' Lawyers