Asia News Archive
Former imprisoned Soviet dissident and current Israeli Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs looks at the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the United Nations, the Western press, and the issue of Jewish settlements in Gaza and the West Bank.
Is terrorism an important issue beyond the borders of the United States?
UN representative faces sharp criticism of AU role in Darfur during UCLA discussion.
Linda Jakobson explores possibilities for peaceful reconciliation
How serious are Putin's changes in electoral laws? How far is he likely to go in restricting political and press freedoms?
Overflow crowd hear governors from three parties speak on the new pluralism and Mexico's place in a globalized world.
Well-known Israeli scholar and political theorist offers a comparative view of the preconditions for successful democracies, predicts lengthy "time of troubles" in Iraq.
Terrorism authority David Rapoport tells Los Angeles Times readers that it has happened before.
Jorge Castaneda is joined by Harvard Law Professor Roberto Unger in a wide ranging discussion of the future of Latin America.
Center for Chinese Studies Director Richard Baum participates in radio panel on China's future now that Hu Jintao has consolidated power.
Nineteen California teachers spend three weeks exploring China's rich cultural legacy and its complicated present.
Richard Baum jointly conducts a 3-day symposium at the Aspen Institute
Patsy Spier tells of campaign to investigate Indonesia's role in her husband's murder; John Rumbiak calls for independence for the island peoples.
Frank discussions examine the Nobel Prize winning diplomat's contributions to African Studies, his controversial role in the Congo crisis of 1960, and his legacy of trusteeship for emergent and failed states.
A talk by Mykola Riabchuk.
Five years after the Indonesian massacres in East Timor, reconciliation meetings in many villages have tried to restore the broken bonds between the two sides, but the Indonesian generals who ordered the killings have never been brought to trial.
European and American experts, the German ambassador, and former vice chancellor of Austria weigh implications of the May 1 accession of 10 new states.
Former political prisoner Saad Eddin Ibrahim presents 7 reasons for optimism for the region.
Michael Naumann, publisher of Die Zeit, discusses European reactions to the war on terrorism.
Jusur, UCLA's graduate student journal of Middle Eastern Studies, sponsors conference on "Limits to the Frontier."
Women are largely shut out of high office the PRC, says Bruce Gilley
Richard Baum, Stanley Rosen, and James Tong dissect and analyze the presidential election of March 20
Mr. Atiku Abubakar in a UCLA address sharply condemns lending practices of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, and scores the exclusion of Africa from the UN Security Council.
A follow-up to "A View from Taipei," UCLA graduate student Norm Apter offers a personal account of the March 20 Taiwan election and its dramatic aftermath
Expert panel, Tuesday, March 23, at noon in the Sequoia Room, Faculty Center
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