Burkle Center Senior Fellow Gen. Wesley K. Clark gives President Obama advice for Afghanistan.
Burkle Faculty Fellow Amy Zegart quoted in <i>Times Magazine</i>: "Terror Interrogations: Can the CIA and FBI Work Together?"
Time's reporter Bobby Ghosh covers Terror Interrogations and whether or not the CIA and FBI can work together.
Burkle Faculty Fellow Amy Zegart quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on where 9/11 comission reforms stand
Five years after the commission released its report, one key reform for US security streamlining congressional oversight hasnt happened.
Burkle Center Senior Fellow General Wesley K. Clark (ret.) will be featured on billboards in 150 cities around the country for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America "BE GREAT" advocacy campaign.
In May 2009 the Burkle Center held a luncheon at the Faculty Center to celebrate the four Belkin Scholarship Recipients and twelve intern program graduates.
Burkle Center Senior Fellow Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.) appointed to the President's Commission on White House Fellowships
President Obama appoints 28-member commission to recommend candidates for the White House Fellowship, Americas most prestigious program for leadership and public service.
Kal Raustiala examines territoriality in American law and foreign policy. In the course of his timely and engaging narrative he changes the reader's perceptions of American territory, American law, and the evolving nature of American power.
NYT's reporter Mark Mazzetti covers a recent dispute between Dennis C. Blair, the director of national intelligence, and Leon E. Panetta, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Bestselling author, columnist, and UC Riverside faculty member Reza Aslan has advice for the Obama administration on defeating transnational Muslim utopian radicals, or jihadists. Start, he says, by getting used to the idea of Islamists in politics.
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala is quoted in a recent MSNBC article by Tom Curry on a ruling by Judge Bates which forces President Obama to confront the issue of the Afghan prison.
Reporter Carey Shenkman's 3-part segment on torture featuring former U.S. Air Force interrogator Matthew Alexander and former U.S. Army interrogator Eric Maddox. Alexander and Maddox came to UCLA to speak at the Burkle Center on April 24, 2009.
In this op-ed recently published by The Huffington Post, he discusses the future of Guantanamo and the new Guantanamo - Bagram Air Base.
This op-ed, addressing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's charge that the CIA and the Bush Administration misled Congress in its briefings about interrogations of terrorist suspects, was published recently by NationalJournal.com.
Read about the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture with Anderson Cooper as featured in the Jewish Journal.
The lecture series, established at UCLA in 2002, features scholars, journalists and policymakers who have contributed original analyses or constructive approaches to problems of international concern. Cooper spoke to a crowd of 900 on Sunday.
Though he never met Pearl, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper said, he keeps a picture of him and another fallen journalist on his bulletin board at work as a source of inspiration. The Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture is cosponsored by the Burkle Center.
In the national debate on whether the tactic of torture is warranted for the sake of national security, the experiences of the two former interrogators underscore the argument that torture is not an effective tool for unsealing secrets and getting at the truth.
Burkle Center Senior Fellow and 39th Foreign Minister of Thailand, Dr. Kantathi Suphamongkhon, explains in a widely circulated op-ed how his country can "reset" its politics.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan founder of the global Green Belt Movement, told a Burkle Center audience that Africans "are literally slaves" to Western nations that profit from excessive interest payments on aid. Event coverage and video are available from Zocalo Public Square.
News articles, video, photos, and audio podcasts from the Burkle Center's 2009 Annual Conference, "The Future of the Responsibility to Protect." Featuring Keynote Speaker Gareth Evans, former Foreign Minister of Australia and President/CEO of International Crisis Group, this conference assessed the prospects and pitfalls of R2P, and of humanitarian intervention more generally.