Wayne White

Middle East Policy Council

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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

Wayne White on KCRW

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.

ISIS: Is the Caliphate Cracking?

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.

from To the Point

The US and Britain refuse to negotiate with terrorists.  Paying ransom will only encourage extremists to raise money by seizing hostages.

America's Hostage Policy: Is It Time for a Change?

The US and Britain refuse to negotiate with terrorists.  Paying ransom will only encourage extremists to raise money by seizing hostages.

from 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…

Will Iraq Become a Divided Country?

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…

from To the Point

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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…

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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.

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Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

The House of Representatives appears to be moving toward impeachment of President Trump.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and battered the Carolinas, but what dominated the news cycle?

from Left, Right & Center

For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted the mounting calls from her caucus to start impeachment proceedings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.

from 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.

from News Stories

KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.

from Greater LA