Middle East Policy Council
Policy expert at the Middle East Institute; former Iraq intelligence analyst at the State Department's Middle East Intelligence Office (2003-2005) and expert advisor to the Iraq Study Group
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi is due at the White House on Tuesday, and it's all about the war against ISIS, the so-called Islamic State.
Apr. 9, 2015from To the Point
The US and Britain refuse to negotiate with terrorists. Paying ransom will only encourage extremists to raise money by seizing hostages.
Nov. 20, 2014from To the Point
In Baghdad today, 44 Sunni prisoners in a government-controlled police station were killed — apparently in retaliation for advances by Sunni extremists with the Islamic State of Iraq…
Jun. 17, 2014from To the Point
A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…
Sep. 11from KCRW Features
Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.
Oct. 2from KCRW Features
Lots of news this week.
Oct. 11from Left, Right & Center
The House of Representatives appears to be moving toward impeachment of President Trump.
Sep. 25from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and battered the Carolinas, but what dominated the news cycle?
Sep. 6from Left, Right & Center
For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted the mounting calls from her caucus to start impeachment proceedings.
Sep. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.
Sep. 30from KCRW Features
President Trump is holding a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In a speech to the U.N.
Sep. 25from News Stories
KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.
Sep. 18from Greater LA