Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala is quoted in The Guardian's article "Charles Krauthammer's false statement about the US Constitution."
"White Paper Suggests U.S. Could Launch Drones Into U.S. Cities" by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala
In a Daily Beast article, Kal Raustiala argues that the government's newly released "white paper" does not draw a clear distinction between the legality of killing Americans abroad versus on US soil.
Diplomats Urge Caution on North Korea Nuke Tests: Burkle Center Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon Offers His Insight into North Korea
Former diplomat Suphamongkhon shares his expertise on Pyongyang's recent nuclear tests, recommends more communication between the world and North Korea.
Huffington Post Op-Ed by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala: Are We Really Pulling Out of Afghanistan?
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses the controversy surrounding legal immunity, and how it will affect the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.
Senate Intelligence Report On Interrogations Should Be Made Public: The Hill's Congress Blog Op-Ed by Burkle Center Fellow Tony Camerino
In an op-ed for the The Hill's Congress Blog, Burkle Center Fellow Tony Camerino discusses the recent movie "Zero Dark Thirty" and argues that it’s time for Americans to know the truth about the real consequences of the CIA’s torture program.
Richard D. Baum, a distinguished professor of political science at UCLA, an influential authority on contemporary Chinese politics and a high-level U.S. policy adviser, died Dec. 14 at his home in Westwood, California, after a battle with cancer. He was 72.
Burkle Center Fellow Tony Camerino lends expertise to NPR's Article "Report On CIA Interrogation Tactics Revives Torture Debate"
Burkle Center Fellow Tony Camerino comments on the use and utility of coercive interrogation.
In a Bangkok Post op-ed article, Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon discusses a series of Asian issues in light of President Obama's trip to Southeast Asia following his re-election.
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses a recent border patrol shooting at the Mexican border
Kal Raustiala offers his opinion on the delicate diplomatic relations between the US and Mexico in light of recent border violence.
Obama’s second term may mean stronger hand in foreign policy: Daily Bruin Op-Ed by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala
As in domestic policy, of course, the president does not hold all the foreign policy cards. But areas such as these are largely in the hands of the president, and we can expect Obama, having completed his last electoral campaign, to be more active, more engaged and perhaps more daring in the four years to come.
Instead of committing the United States to take military action against Iran, Dalia Dassa Kaye suggests that a better option would be convincing more Israeli leaders and people that a military attack is still a bad idea if the goal is to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power.
How to arrest Julian Assange without violating international law: op-ed by Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon
British authorities forcefully entering the Embassy of Ecuador in London where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has taken refuge would not only be illegal but also set a frightening precedent, putting embassies around the world at risk. Thankfully, Britain has other options.
Kal Raustiala offers his expertise on the possible implications of breaking the international agreement of the Vienna Convention in order to extradite Julian Assange.
“The Right Way to Help Syria's Rebels”: Los Angeles Times op-ed co-authored by 2011-12 Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye
Dalia Dassa Kaye and David Kaye argue that the United States can support the insurgents in Syria without providing arms.
Dalia Dassa Kaye is part of The Atlantic's Iran War Dial, which predicts that there's a 37 percent chance that the United States or Israel will strike Iran in the next year.
Alexandra Lieben brings her real-world experience as a mediator into her role as a teacher, mentor and Burkle Center deputy director
Maternal mortality is brought to light through film, upcoming talk
Osama bin Laden Was Not Caught Because of Torture but in Spite of It: Daily Beast Op-Ed by Burkle Center Fellow Matthew Alexander
In a Daily Beast op-ed, Matthew Alexander argues that contrary to the claims by the man who ran the CIA’s torture program, attempts to find and kill Osama bin Laden were hindered by waterboarding and other torture techniques.
General Wesley K. Clark argues that Bosnia still faces many challenges through the ethnic divisions that arose in the Bosnian civil war.
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011-12 Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship.