Larry Kaplow

Larry Kaplow appears in the following:

Why Are Migrants Surging Into Europe Now?

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

The steady stream of migrants in past years has turned into a torrent this year. Here's a primer on the main forces at work.


The Man Who Might Be Iraq's Next Prime Minister

Monday, August 11, 2014

Haider al-Abadi, a prominent politician for the past decade, has been nominated as prime minister. But a potential confrontation looms with Nouri al-Maliki, the man who's had the job for eight years.


Iraq's Most Influential Man Gets Pulled Back Into Politics

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Shiite Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani usually stays out of the limelight, but emerged recently to address the crisis facing Iraq with the Sunni extremist surge threatening the country.


4 Key Things To Know About The Islamist Surge In Iraq

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The extremist Sunni group ISIS has taken several cities and is threatening to take more. But the triumphs have come in Sunni areas and the fighting will get much harder if ISIS attacks Shiite turf.


Searching For The Remains Of Egypt's Revolution

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Three years ago, the president was toppled and the country seemed headed for major changes. Today, the military is in control and is waging a sustained crackdown on opposition groups.


As Iraq's Leader Meets Obama, Here's Why The Stakes Are High

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Violence is rising again in Iraq, with at least 5,000 people killed this year. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki wants U.S. military hardware to fight back. He's also seen as a key figure when it comes to developments in Iran and Syria.


Next Door To Syria, Iraq Slowly Boils

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The world's spotlight is on Syria, but its neighbor Iraq also faces rising violence. Extremists linked to al-Qaida are behind many of the attacks that have targeted civilians and the country's security forces.


Latin Drug Bosses And Their Growing American Ties

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The alleged leader of the Zetas cartel, who was arrested in Mexico on Monday, was raised in Dallas and still has family there.