Scott Kennedy discusses the growing influence of domestic & foreign businesses on China's national economic policy
Director of the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies testifies on recent political developments in China
Steven Spiegel criticizes the Bush administration for pursuing global goals in the Middle East while failing to address the specific issues that leave the region in crisis. He proposes a strategy for disengagement between the Palestinians and Israelis.
UCLA Undergraduates help Professor Barbara Koremenos Explore the "Continent of International Institutions"
This spring, the Burkle Center is sponsoring Professor Barbara Koremenos' undergraduate political science course on international law. Koremenos is an assistant professor in the political science department and specializes in international relations.
Israeli Minister Matan Vilnai on Israeli security and negotiations with the Palestinians.
What is the status of Ethiopia, 20 years after famine relief? Why hasn't Ethiopia progressed as predicted? Former Clinton advisor for Africa, Gayle Smith, along with leading Ethiopian scholar, Edmond Keller, lead a panel discussion focusing on the state of Ethiopia. Where were you when "We Are the World" dominated the radio waves? Marcia Thomas of USA for Africa discusses the 1984 famine relief effort and pop culture.
Doctoral students from seven California universities offer papers on the EU's institutional framework, economy, international role, and citizenship policies.
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.
Kenneth W. Stein (Emory University) puts the recent Palestinian election in perspective
Allen S. Whiting analyzes alternative scenarios of where the "balance of will" between China and Taiwan may lead
Web resources to aid in understanding the recent tragedy.
Jiao Guobiao discusses how the flow of information is constricted
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.
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