UCLA panel looks at people and governments who deny or explain away the Armenian genocide, the Holocaust, the killing of Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994, and the ongoing massacres in the Darfur provinces of Sudan.
Former senior advisor to L. Paul Bremer looks at the players in Iraq's new political lineup, strategies for defusing the insurgency, and some of the serious mistakes the U.S. has made and continues to make.
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.
Overflow crowd hear governors from three parties speak on the new pluralism and Mexico's place in a globalized world.
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.
The Emir of Qatar and his wife, the Sheikha Mozah, meet leading UCLA, Los Angeles, and Hollywood figures at the home of Ronald W. Burkle.
Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi Calls for Freeing Political Prisoners in Iran, Removal of U.S. Troops from Iraq
Large turnout from Iranian community in Los Angeles greets feminist human rights activist.
General Anthony Zinni, former commander of Middle East Central Command, says the Iraq war was "a big mistake" and there was no plan for the reconstruction.
Stanford law professor says digital age should usher in creative use of digital materials, not prosecution of 12 year olds for downloading music.
Former political prisoner Saad Eddin Ibrahim presents 7 reasons for optimism for the region.
Mia Bloom warns that heavy handed approaches to combating terrorism can backfire
The well-known ethicist and author of the best-selling book "The President of Good and Evil: The Ethics of George W. Bush" accuses the president of being more willing to kill Iraqi civilians than warehoused embryos.
Massachusetts Senator at Burkle Forum calls for mending fences with allies to improve intelligence on terrorist groups, pledges additional aid for rebuilding Afghanistan to help stabilize region. The presidential hopeful says President Bush has done too little rather than too much in the world battle with terrorism.
Ruth Gavison, Distinguished Professor of Law, Hebrew University, Leading Israeli Public Intellectual. 4:00 pm, UCLA Law School 1347.
Implications of the November 2003 Bush Doctrine on Middle East democracy.
Al Jazeera founder Omar Al-Issawi describes the Middle East's most dynamic television station, Norm Pattiz reports on America's new radio outpost in the Arab world.
Conservative author, television commentator exchanges views with liberal attorney and former congressman.
1,100 at Royce Hall hear call for supporters of Israel in America to speak up.
Ami Ayalon, former head of Shin Bet, and Sari Nusseibeh, President of Al Quds University, tell UCLA audience about their campaign.