August 17, 2015 /
"I am convinced that, inshallah, he is a martyr," Umm Jihad says. I ask, then regret asking: How do you know?
August 13, 2015 /
What do ordinary Iranians think about the nuclear agreement between the US and Iran? Reese Erlich asks shoppers and merchants in Tehran's famous bazaar.
August 13, 2015 /
The US and European powers claimed to impose "smart sanctions" that only punished Iran's leaders. In reality, that's not how it worked.
August 11, 2015 /
One year after ISIS swept into Yazidi villages, sparking an international outcry and escalating U.S. involvement in the war against the radical, Iraq’s Yazidi community is still in crisis.
August 10, 2015
Dovish diplomacy remains a key part of the US's nuclear policy, today as in 1963. Iran's Jewish community agrees that diplomacy, as outlined in July's nuclear deal, will diminish the threat of war.
August 10, 2015 /
The New York Review of Books
The exodus of refugees fleeing Syria has not abated. Meanwhile, the international community has not kept up with the pressing needs of helpless millions.
August 7, 2015 /
For the vast majority of Iran's Jewish community, the U.S.-Iran nuclear accord spells good news. Iranian Jews tend not to be hawks, and most believe that the deal will establish regional stability.
August 7, 2015
The US fears Iran's nuclear program but the view from Tehran is far different. Veteran foreign correspondent Reese Erlich goes beyond the stereotypes to get the view of ordinary Iranians.
August 5, 2015 /
Kojo Nnamdi Show
President Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran recalls JFK's deal with the Soviet Union half a century ago. Veteran broadcaster Marvin Kalb reflects on the similarities.
July 28, 2015
Veteran journalist Tim McGirk explains how an ill-considered CIA plan to catch Osama bin Laden in Pakistan led to a polio outbreak that spread beyond borders.