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VIDEO AND AUDIO AVAILABLE NOW! "The Geopolitics of Shaming: When Human Rights Pressure Works—and When It Backfires." A webinar with author Rochelle Terman. February 20, 2024.

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REGISTER NOW! Student Voices: Does Foreign Policy Matter? February 26, 2024

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REGISTER NOW: "Underground Empire: How America Weaponized the World Economy." A webinar with author Abe Newman. March 6, 2024.

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REGISTER NOW! Ambassador of Ireland to the U.S. Geraldine Byrne Nason on Intractable Conflicts

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VIDEO AND AUDIO AVAILABLE NOW! “Repression in the Digital Age: Surveillance, Censorship, and the Dynamics of State Violence”. A webinar with Dr. Anita Gohdes, Hertie School, Berlin. January 31, 2024

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VIDEO AND PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW! Framing the Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Economic Growth & Development - BARONESS DAMBISA MOYO, 2023-24 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecturer

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PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW! Big Bets: How Large-Scale Change Really Happens - A book talk with Rajiv Shah, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, November 2, 2023

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Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence

A symposium on AI's positive and negative impacts on human rights

Friday, February 23, 2024
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Student Voices: Does Foreign Policy Matter?

A conversation with UCLA political science graduate students contemplating the impact of U.S. foreign policy...

Monday, February 26, 2024
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Cooperating for the Climate

Join us for a book talk with author Joanna Lewis.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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UCLA School of Law, Room 1457
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Underground Empire: How America Weaponized the World Economy

Abraham Newman, Professor in the Foreign Service and Government Departments, Georgetown University

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Who Will Govern Gaza? Lessons From the U.N.'s 1957 Experiment

Feb. 8, 2024. "As negotiations toward a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas stall yet again,......


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Dalia Dassa Kaye on US Strikes in Iraq and Syria

February 5, 2024. "The U.S. is now engaged in two fronts directly...Every day this war......


Tuesday, February 6, 2024


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Dalia Dassa Kaye on Blinken and the Middle East

February 5, 2024. "There are still attempts to get a breakthrough... There is a real......


Tuesday, February 6, 2024


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Only the Middle East Can Fix the Middle East: The Path to a Post-American Regional Order

Feb. 1, 2024. "But waiting for the United States to take the lead in effectively......


Monday, February 5, 2024


No obligation to protect Americans abroad?

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Blinken says he will work with China's Wang Yi to rein in Mideast tensions

Oct. 24, 2023. "That might be a basis for some common ground, even if China......


Tuesday, October 24, 2023


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Pro-Palestinian protests continue across the Middle East

Oct. 21, 2023. Dalia Dassa Kaye, Senior Fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center, speaks to......


Saturday, October 21, 2023


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Will the War in Gaza Ignite the Middle East?

Oct. 19, 2023. "At the start of the Israel-Hamas war, key actors took positions that......


Thursday, October 19, 2023


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For L.A.'s Jewish security forces, Israel attack was a call to arms

Oct. 12, 2023. " 'We're seeing an uptick online with rhetoric' against both Jews and......


Thursday, October 12, 2023


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UCLA Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala and Senior Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye attend Helsinki Security Forum 2023

Oct. 2, 2023. UCLA Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala and UCLA Burkle Center Senior Fellow......


Monday, October 2, 2023


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Chatham House urges Middle East to build regional co-operation forum

Sept. 25, 2023. A National News article highlights a recent paper that UCLA Burkle......


Monday, September 25, 2023


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Sr. Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye: How normalized relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel could change the Middle East

Sept. 5, 2023. "Normalization is, of course, positive, and the U.S. should welcome it. But......


Wednesday, September 6, 2023


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The Case Against an Israeli-Saudi Deal: America Shouldn't Push for a Hollow Accord

Aug. 17, 2023. "Israel and Saudi Arabia have quietly expanded ties in recent years, but......


Thursday, August 17, 2023


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Armenians face genocide in Azerbaijan, former International Criminal Court prosecutor warns

Aug. 9, 2023. Luis Moreno Ocampo, the speaker for the 2022-23 Brodie Lecture and first......


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Why the UN Still Matters: Great-Power Competition Makes It More Relevant—Not Less

June 7, 2023. "Contrary to the conventional wisdom that the Cold War rendered the UN......


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