The Daily Journal discusses how a Holocaust survivor's six-year legal battle to recover a family painting stolen by the Nazis during World War II received a major boost after the Justice Department told the U.S. Supreme Court that his lawsuit should proceed in federal courts.
Burkle Center Sr. Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark comments on the decision to eliminate funding for the United States Institute of Peace
The House of Representatives voted recently to eliminate all funding for the US Institute of Peace, which plays a vital role in mediating international conflicts that no other group can. So what's behind this jaw-dropping, backward step?
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More than a dozen Iran specialists gathered at the James West Alumni Center on Friday, May 13, to discuss that country's politics and global relationships. Fast-moving events in the Middle East and suspicions about Iran's nuclear program dominated discussion before an audience of nearly 250.
Links to series below:
Burkle Center Fellow, Matthew Alexander, appears on CBS Evening News to discuss the implications of enhanced interrogation and its role in providing critical intelligence necessary to prevent terrorism at home and abroad.
Matthew Alexander on MSNBC's Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on The Legacy of Enhanced Interrogation
Alexander discusses the long-term costs of enhanced interrogation use and its impact on the lives of American service members at home and abroad.
Burkle Center Fellow Matthew Alexander's Foreign Policy Reflection on the Logic of Torture After Osama bin Laden's Death.
The United States didn't need to waterboard anyone to get Osama bin Laden.
Burkle Fellow Matthew Alexander on The Ed Show Discussing Cooperation with Pakistan and Interrogation in the War on Terror.
Matthew Alexander analyzes possible trends in partnership and intelligence emerging out of the death of Osama bin Laden and comments on the legacy of torture and its effects on the international War on Terror.
Fellow Matthew Alexander Appears on Democracy Now! Commenting on the Efficacy of Bush-Era Interrogation.
Former Military Interrogator Matthew Alexander: Despite GOP Claims, "Immoral" Torture "Slowed Down" Effort to Find Osama bin Laden.
Burkle Center Fellow Amy Zegart comments on KTLA on the meaning of Osama Bin Laden's death and its impact on the War on Terrorism.
Zegart discusses how Al Qaeda has grown stronger since America began its hunt for Bin Laden.
Burkle Center Fellow Amy Zegart quoted in CNN story “Is the U.S. safer today than before the 9/11 attacks?”
Experts believe the U.S. is safter today, but they say the nation still faces threats that are very real.
Does WikiLeaks' newest document dump tell us anything we don't know about Guantánamo, or is it just another reminder that the United States' least worst place is now its most intractable legal problem?
Joseph Stiglitz of Columbia University delivered the Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture, presented annually by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, on April 21 to a standing-room-only audience at the Anderson School's Korn Convocation Hall.
Economists and policy-makers need to rethink the long-term development of the nation's economy rather than design temporary solutions to crises, said the Columbia University economist, reports The Daily Bruin.
Kantathi Suphamongkhon wrote about the military clashes over the Hindu temple of Preah Vihear, and the issue of border demarcation in the May 2011 issue of "Business Report Thailand."
Two skeptics of the no-fly zone mission in Libya, Burkle Center Senior Fellow Gen. (ret.) Wesley K. Clark and Acting Professor of Law Asli Bali, identified a range of mixed motives behind the move to intervene and speculated on what will happen next.
A new report from the National Research Council recommends that the U.S. intelligence community adopt methods, theories, and findings from the behavioral and social sciences as a way to improve its analyses. To that end, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) should lead a new initiative to make these approaches part of the intelligence community’s analytical work, hiring and training, and collaborations.
Senior Burkle Center Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.) debates when to intervene in Libya on NPR's All Things Considered
Burkle Center Senior Fellow, Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.), discusses the debate over when to intervene in Libya with Anne-Marie Slaughter, former Director of Policy Planning, U.S. State Department. Aired on NPR's All Things Considered with Robert Siegel on March 18, 2011.
Gen. Wesley Clark discusses the United Nations Security Council's decision to approve a no-fly zone over Libya, and says that the coalition needs to know how military action will impact the ultimate political goal in Libya. Aired on CNN Newsroom on March 18, 2011.