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Two Talks Wednesday, April 9: Chancellor Carnesale on National Security, Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel on Middle EastAlbert Carnesale (left) and Martin Indyk

Two Talks Wednesday, April 9: Chancellor Carnesale on National Security, Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel on Middle East

UCLA Chancellor Albert Carnesale to speak on "National Security -- Evolution or Revolution? at noon in Dodd 147. Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk on "Making War and Peace in the Middle East" at 4:00 pm in Schoenberg Hall.

By Steve Gamer

Two notable talks on international issues will be held Wednesday, April 9, sponsored by the Ronald W. Burkle Center for International Relations and the UCLA International Institute. UCLA Chancellor Albert Carnesale will speak on "National Security – Evolution or Revolution?" at noon in Dodd 147 as part of a special 10 week class series, Honors Collegium 155. This unusual undergraduate course is given for credit to enrolled students but is also free and open to the general public.


Chancellor Carnesale is a well-known authority on international security and arms control, with an emphasis on policies associated with nuclear weapons and strategies for their use and non-use and the impact of technological change on defense and arms control policy.


Later in the day the Burkle Forum will sponsor a talk by Martin Indyk, U.S. Ambassador to Israel,1995-97 and 2000-01, who will speak on "Making War and Peace in the Middle East." This will be held at 4:00 pm, in Schoenberg Hall.


Martin Indyk is currently Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies and Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institute. He served also as Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs, U.S. Department of State 1997-2000); Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs, National Security Council (1993-95); Executive Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; and Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins University.

Mr. Indyk's presentation is part of the UCLA International Institute's ongoing commitment to providing a campus forum for the wide range of views about key international issues. The Burkle Forum is sponsored by the Ronald W. Burkle Center for International Relations.

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