David Rieff

Author and Journalist

Bio

David Rieff is a non-fiction writer and policy analyst. His books have focused on issues of immigration, international conflict, and humanitarianism.

Featured Work

MAY 13, 2005 Podcast

Democracy and Armed Intervention: Conversation with David Rieff

David Rieff talks about how his views have changed on intervention.

MAY 13, 2005 Transcript

Democracy and Armed Intervention: Conversation with David Rieff

David Rieff talks about how his views have changed on intervention.

At the Point of a Gun: Democratic Dreams and Armed Intervention by David Rieff

MAY 4, 2005 Transcript

At the Point of a Gun: Democratic Dreams and Armed Intervention

David Rieff tries to bridge the gap between our democratic dreams and the means we use to achieve them in tricky wars of humanitarian purpose.

A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis

OCT 2, 2002 Transcript

A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis

Humanitaniarism is losing its traditional function of relief provision and is increasingly used for political purposes, often with disastrous consequences, warns David Rief.