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European Union facing multiple challenges

At two recent Center for European & Russian Studies events, leaders in European politics and civil society affirmed the resilience of the European Union in the face of multiple, complex challenges.

Friday, May 20, 2016


UCLA students meet with National Security Advisor Susan Rice

Senior White House official gives Bruins inside look at foreign affairs

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Journalists threatened the world over, says CNN’s Christiane Amanpour

Amanpour delivered the Annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at the Burkle Center.

Friday, April 15, 2016


UCLA professor’s book reaches audiences in Russia, Brazil and the Arab world

Originally published in 2012, The Oil Curse by Michael L. Ross has been translated into Russian, Portuguese and Arabic — all in the last year.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016


Wesley Clark: In Syria, Russia is the real threat

USA Today Op-Ed article by General Wesley K. Clark (ret.), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe & UCLA Burkle Center senior fellow

Thursday, February 11, 2016


Australian Foreign Minister, speaking at UCLA, urges ratification of the TPP

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop spoke in depth about the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement and crucial issues of cooperation and conflict in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016


A 360-degree view of the terrorist attacks in Paris

A panel of UCLA faculty discussed the historical background of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris and the implications of the policies being adopted by France — and the West in general — in its wake.

Thursday, December 10, 2015


Greek debt crisis reveals more than it resolves

A panel of experts concurred that Greece must reduce corruption, regulation, and inefficiency to in order to open up its market to entrepreneurial forces and achieve economic growth.

Friday, November 20, 2015


Give nuclear agreement with Iran a chance, say experts

The nuclear agreement recently concluded with Iran is now a fact and should be given a chance to work, said a panel of experts at UCLA on September 16, 2015.

Monday, September 21, 2015


Workers’ trust needed to combat labor exploitation

Experts from Brazil and the United States gathered to discuss innovative solutions to worker exploitation at a recent one-day conference hosted by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015


When It Comes to Stopping Genocide, There’s a Will But Not a Way

Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala moderated a panel on genocide at Zócalo

Monday, May 04, 2015


Leon Panetta castigates U.S. politicians for failing to govern

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta traced the unwillingness of U.S. legislators to sit down and work together to a lack of trust that, in his experience, is accumulated through sustained negotiations.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015


White House makes “Let Girls Learn” campaign a priority

A major expansion of the "Let Girls Learn" campaign was announced March 3 at a White House event where the Burkle Center's contribution to the campaign was recognized.

Friday, March 06, 2015


White House’s Expanded Let Girls Learn Initiative

Directors of the Burkle Center for International Relations and Burkle Global Impact Initiative attended the launch of the White House’s expanded Let Girls Learn initiative on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015


"Triangles Are Not Eternal"

Tom Plate, Distinguished Scholar of Asian and Pacific Studies, discusses in his article how the US's "Pivot to Asia" is being formed by multiple triangular relationships with the US and countries in Asia.

Thursday, February 12, 2015


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