Asia's most famous diplomat, Kishore Mahbubani, has been going around the world outlining just why the United States needs to pay attention to Asia.
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala Moderates: "The Next American Century: Can the U.S. Thrive in a New Era of Big Powers?"
KPCC and LA Channel 36, February 3, 2008
Americans are not less sensitive to the deaths of private soldiers in wars than they are to those of regular U.S. troops, UC-Irvine political scientist Deborah Avant and a colleague discovered. But the use of security contractors in combat zones has other implications for a democracy, she tells a UCLA audience. Listen to a podcast of her talk.
The Nation, January 27, 2008
Former CIA agent Larry Johnson interviews Amy Zegart, an associate professor in the UCLA School of Public Affairs and a Burkle Center senior fellow, on her recent book "Spying Blind: The CIA, The FBI, and the Origins of 9/11." Watch the video, produced by UCLA Spotlight.
The Daily Bruin, November 29, 2007
KPCC Radio, November 21, 2007
Kantathi Suphamongkhon, Thailand's UCLA-educated former 39th foreign minister, shares his experiences with students in a lecture delivered as part of International Education Week. Suphamongkhon is a senior fellow at UCLA's Burkle Center and a UC Regents' Professor.
Financial Times, Nov. 15, 2007
Fortune Magazine, November 8, 2007
Washington Monthly, Nov. 2007
The Daily Bruin, Oct. 31, 2007
Burkle Center Website, Oct. 30, 2007
Burkle Center Website, Oct. 11, 2007
UCLA Today, Oct. 10, 2007
The Daily Bruin, October 8, 2007
Larry Korb, a former assistant defense secretary under Reagan, wants to keep a regional military presence and to keep intervening in Iraq, but he thinks that continuing the occupation does more harm than good. He and Phillip Carter, a UCLA alum and Iraq war veteran, take questions on the war and Gen. Petraeus's strategy.
The Daily Bruin, September 27, 2007
LA Times, September 23, 2007
September 11, 2007