A draft order likely violates the right to counsel and threatens to jeopardize the progress made in reversing Gitmo's legacy as a 'legal black hole,' argues Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala.
Foreign Policy Op-Ed by Burkle Center Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye: Do Israelis Really Want to Bomb Iran?
Burkle Center Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye co-authors a RAND report regarding the increasingly hostile relationship between Israel and Iran, and the U.S.'s role in managing this rivalry.
Huffington Post Op-Ed by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala: In the Land of Blood and Honey: Bosnia, 20 Years Later
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses Angelina Jolie's directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey, and the advances in international human rights prosecutions since the Bosnian war.
With Obama administration's approval, 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals panel upholds judgment against US defense contractor in favor of Iran.
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and UCLA Center for the Study of Women came together to sponsor the premiere of the famed actress's much-anticipated screenwriting and directorial debut.
Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye discusses Egypt's parliamentary elections with the Pasadena Star News
As Egypt launches their parliamentary elections, Dalia Dassa Kaye comments on the uncertainty over the Egyptian parliament's authority in the post-Mubarak era.
Burkle Fellow Matthew Alexander discusses GOP support of torture as an interrogation technique on MSNBC's PoliticsNation
Former Military Interrogator Matthew Alexander: Contenders for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination have indicated that they would use torture for interrogation, but that technique is ineffective and even counterproductive.
General James Mattis will be in conversation with NPR's Mike Shuster tomorrow during a public talk at UCLA.
General James Mattis, the top commander of the American military in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will join award-winning NPR foreign affairs correspondent Mike Shuster for a public conversation on Nov. 18.
Foreign Policy Op-Ed by Burkle Center Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye: Why Bombing Iran is Still a Bad Idea
Despite charges from the U.S. Justice Department of an Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador, military action is dangerous, unpredictable and should be avoided, according to Burkle Center Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye.
Christopher Hill predicts that America will soon return to a fuller, more traditional approach to foreign policy.
Christopher Hill, America’s former ambassador to Iraq, will be on campus on Oct. 13 to talk about “The Urgent vs. The Important: U.S. Policy in the Middle East and in East Asia.”
Guardian Op-Ed by Burkle Center Sr. Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark: Anwar al-Awlaki's death shows the US is winning against al-Qaida
Our active defence against terror is now highly effective. But the US must move past Awlaki's death to champion American values.
Visiting Burkle Center Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye comments on the sale of U.S. bombs to Israel on NPR's All Things Considered
Dalia Dassa Kaye speaks with NPR's Mike Shuster regarding the sale of deep-earth penetrator bombs, or "bunker busters," to Israel in 2009.
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala's book now available in paperback: "Does the Constitution Follow the Flag?"
"Raustiala has written a masterful account of the United States' centuries-long legal and political struggle over extraterritoriality...The book follows the many waves of debate over territory and law from the American Revolution to the post-World War II decades...Raustiala wonderfully illuminates the history and politics behind these controversies."--Foreign Affairs
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala Comments on Whether U.S. Actions in Libya are Subject to the War Powers Resolution
PolitiFact.com discusses whether or not dropping bombs on another country should be considered "hostilities." That question is at the heart of a debate about whether the War Powers Resolution requires President Barack Obama to keep Congress informed about U.S. military activities in Libya.
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010-11 Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship.
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011-12 Grants for Faculty Research Working Groups and Faculty Research Projects.