Asia News Archive
Veteran New York Times international reporter Stephen Kinzer, author of Overthrow, worries that Americans again harbor good intentions about Iran.
As online publications increase in popularity, critics question their credibility as sources.
Fabiola Letelier will be speaking today about prosecuting secret police in Chile.
Scholar of political terrorism and key figure in UN efforts to prevent it challenges conventional wisdom on extremist groups.
The task force's new campaign comes about three weeks after the UC Board of Regents voted unanimously to divest from nine companies with holdings in Sudan.
Bahru Zewde of Addis Ababa University was a member and early observer of the movement that supplied ideas for transition after the 1974 revolution.
Students won unanimous vote by Regents to shed holdings in nine companies doing business with government accused of genocide.
A full lecture hall of UCLA students heard about the progress of Afghanistan's government directly from Afghan Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah.
Board votes unanimously to pull investments from nine companies supporting Sudan.
Dr. 'Abdullah' Abdullah notes progress, urges diplomatic solution to dispute between neighboring Iran and the United States.
Consul General B.S. Prakash says Indo-U.S. relations are warming.
U. of Pittsburgh's Akiko Hashimoto examines the debate surrounding Japan's guilt over World War II.
On Southern Californian trip, Ambassador Roberto Abdenur discusses trade, left-leaning Latin American governments, Brazil's Bolivian investment.
The Latin American Center has scheduled speakers from the three major political parties in this year's Mexican presidential election to give guest lectures at UCLA.
Porfirio Muñoz Ledo, former president of the PRI and founding member of the center-left PRD, said keeping track of eligible voters living abroad has been a major problem.
Iraq war, Hamas electoral win, and Iran's ambitions make settlement with Palestinians still harder than before, says UCLA alumnus Itamar Rabinovich.
Princeton Lyman, a Ralph Bunche senior fellow, visited UCLA to present a report by the Council of Foreign Relations Task Force on U.S. policy towards Africa.
At UCLA meeting, students argue that action could help bring end to atrocities.
Former President Clinton opens session with plan to make oil revenues benefit region.
Tom Plate's "Pacific Perspectives" is widely syndicated in the U.S. and in Asia
Spiegel, who is one of the world's foremost experts on American foreign policy in the Middle East, was in Doha to take part in the international conference on Enriching the Middle East's Economic Future.
Iraq expert Juan Cole and ex-CPA adviser on democratization Larry Diamond view Iraqi civil war as likely, US leverage slight. Experts discuss history of US-led military occupation, Iraqi constitution, election results.
Back at UCLA for first of two events, professor and Internet blogger brings sociology of religion to bear on militant Islam's recruiting methods, lending support to view that Iraq invasion revived Al Qaeda.
CNES faculty member Saree Makdisi argued in the Los Angeles Times that the 'man of courage and peace' story ignores Sharon's bloody and ruthless past.
Comment on the Vietnamese American community, China's one child policy and adoption trends, and the place of Mao in today's China
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