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REGISTER NOW! The Bankers' Blacklist: Unofficial Market Enforcement and the Global Fight Against Illicit Financing - A book talk with Julia Morse, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UC Santa Barbara, February 8, 2023

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VIDEO AND PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW! The Absolutely Indispensable Man: Ralph Bunche, the United Nations, and the Fight to End Empire - A book talk with Kal Raustiala, Burkle Center Director and Prof. of Law, UCLA, January 25, 2023

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VIDEO AND PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW! Dissent in Disruptive Times: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Rise (and Fall) of the American Empire - A discussion with Zachariah Mampilly, Marxe Endowed Chair of International Affairs, CUNY, January 18, 2023

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VIDEO AND PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW! Chip War: The Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology - A book talk with Chris Miller, Assoc. Professor of International History, Fletcher School, Tufts University, November 28, 2022

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023
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Overreach: How China Derailed Its Peaceful Rise

A book talk with Susan Shirk, Research Prof. and Chair, 21st Century China Center, UCSD

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
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Pawned States: State Building in the Era of International Finance

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Wednesday, March 8, 2023
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Monitors and Meddlers: How Foreign Actors Influence Local Trust in Elections

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Thursday, April 13, 2023
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Nov. 23, 2022. "One of the chief authors of that influential decision is largely forgotten...


Wednesday, November 23, 2022


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Why Iran is helping Russia against Ukraine

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Sep. 21, 2022. "Too much time has already been lost to reap the full benefits...


Wednesday, September 21, 2022


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Iran Nuclear Deal Talks

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US engagement in the Middle East continues despite Biden disengagement pledge

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Jun. 3, 2022. "It will be ironic if a President who said he was going...


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Close working relationship with China remains a U.S. priority

Feb. 21, 2022. "The U.S.-China relationship 50 years ago was largely about geopolitical issues of...


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America Is Not Withdrawing From the Middle East

Foreign Affairs - Burkle Center Senior Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye writes that Washington needs a...


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