Founder and CEO of the Shaikh Group; former director of the Brookings Doha Center and fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy
What started as an uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has become more complicated than ever.
Oct. 2, 2015
from To the Point
The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.
from Zócalo's Connecting California
Greater LA kicks off a new weekly series exploring neat solutions to waste.
from Greater LA
Josh Barro talks with Left, Right & Center panelists Lanhee Chen and K.
from Left, Right & Center
Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.
from Hollywood Breakdown
Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.
from Greater LA
Lawmakers from Southern California took to Twitter and to the phone lines to let their constituents know they were okay and to condemn Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S.
from KCRW Features
LA County broke another record on Wednesday, reporting more than 22,000 new coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, Moderna’s vaccine may be available as early as next week.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.
from Scheer Intelligence
Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes. A group of Republicans are planning to object to the results, citing false claims of widespread voter fraud.
from News Special Programming