Haroon Azar, Senior Fellow and the Program Director of the Burkle Center Initiative on Security and Religious Freedom, examines the effects of Operation Enduring Freedom and the current role of the U.S. in Afghanistan.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
A new undergraduate course in fall quarter 2020, “The Political Economy of Climate Change,” will examine the challenges of mitigating climate change.Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Aug. 4, 2020. Writing in Foreign Affairs ("Hollywood is Running Out of Villains"), UCLA Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala observes, "Hollywood sanitizes or censors topics that Beijing doesn't like. But the phenomenon is not limited to China, nor is it all about revenue. Studios, writers and producers increasingly fear they will be hacked or harmed if they portray any foreign autocrats in a negative light, be it Russian President Vladimir Putin or North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un." Thursday, August 6, 2020
Former Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes joined the UCLA Center for International Relations for a broad discussion on foreign policy and national security. Monday, July 27, 2020
Two seasoned U.S. foreign policy hands, speaking at separate Burkle Center events, presented overviews of U.S. foreign policy.Wednesday, July 1, 2020
"In a world where borders are becoming more porous to everything from drugs to infectious diseases to cyber terrorism, the United States must use its soft power of attraction to develop networks and institutions that address these new threats."Thursday, April 2, 2020
“Good moral thinking in foreign policy must be three-dimensional,” said Joseph Nye in his presentation of the Burkle Center's 2019-20 Bernard Brodie Lecture on the Conditions of Peace. He defined those dimensions as intentions and motives, means, and consequences. Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Joseph Nye, one of the leading scholars in international relations, delivered the 2020 Brodie Distinguished Lecture, and discussed the role that morality plays in foreign policy.Friday, March 6, 2020
Featuring a panel discussion with the Burkle Center's Kal Raustiala, Ralph Bunche III, and Ravi Perry of Howard University in Washinton, D.C. on Thursday, February 27, 2020.Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Packer, a 2013 National Book Award winner, recently spoke at the Burkle Center about his new book, “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century.”Thursday, January 30, 2020
The U.S.-Iranian crisis is not over and will likely continue by means other than direct military confrontation, said Daria Dassa Kaye and Dov Waxman at a recent Burkle Center event. However, conditions in the region could inadvertently cause the crisis to spin out of control.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
"Qasem Soleimani was no stateless outlaw like Osama bin Laden. This U.S. action sets us on a dangerous path of escalation."Thursday, January 9, 2020
A quantitative scholar of international relations, Eric Min joined UCLA in fall 2018. He begins teaching “Globalization: Governance and Conflict,” a core course in the Global Studies program, in winter quarter 2020.Monday, October 7, 2019
Northern California native and Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian discussed his 18-month ordeal as an Iranian prisoner and American bargaining chip.Monday, June 3, 2019
Veteran journalist Bob Woodward urged the news media to re-commit to foundational reporting at an annual lecture honoring the memory and legacy of fellow journalist Daniel Pearl.Friday, April 5, 2019
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