In the Media
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the United Nations General Assembly today, where he is expected to reiterate his demands that President Obama set 'red lines' for Iran. It appears Netanyahu is meddling in US presidential elections, fueling rifts with Obama to favor Mitt Romney.
Asli Bali, UCLA acting professor of law and a member of the Center for Middle Eastern Development's Faculty Advisory Committee, was interviewed June 26 on KCRW-89.9 FM's “To the Point” about the ongoing violence in Syria and Syria's recent downing of a Turkish jet.
An oped piece co-authored by Asli Bali, a member of the faculty advisory committee for the UCLA Center for Middle East Development and an acting professor at the School of Law, and published in the New York Times about the recent U.S.–led proposal to provide $100 million in support for rebel fighters in Syria and the potential for international intervention in that country.
Russell Burgos, a UCLA lecturer in global studies, was interviewed Dec. 18 on KTLA-Channel 5 about the U.S. military pulling out of Iraq and quoted in a CNN/KTLA web article about the death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il.
Spiegel, professor of political science and director of UCLA’s Center for Middle East Development, was quoted Tuesday in an International Business Times article about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on May 24.
Spiegel, professor of political science and director of UCLA’s Center for Middle East Development, was quoted Monday in a CNN article about the future of al-Qaeda after the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Professor Steven Spiegel discusses U.S. policy in the Middle East and how other countries can impact the international scene
An interview with Professor Steven Spiegel, Director of CMED
A speech by Odeh Aburdene at a conference sponsored by Abana, August 6, 2010, Salve Regina, Newport, RI.
Professor Steven Spiegel comments on President Obama's chances of advancing the Middle East peace process after the midterms.
Professor Steven Spiegel comments on the current state of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace progress and the involvement of the United States.
Steven Spiegel, the director of the Center for Middle East Development at UCLA, presents the innovative and informal negotiation techniques that he is urging the Obama administration to employ as it pursues security in this historically volatile region.
Professor Steven Spiegel comments on Washington's notion of Obama Plan, a vocalization of where the United States stands on the altercation between Israel and Palestine.
Spiegel, professor of political science and director of the UCLA Center for Middle East Development, is quoted today in a Bloomberg article about diplomatic relations between the United States and Israel.
The Jewish Journal on Tuesday featured an opinion piece by Steven L. Spiegel, UCLA professor of political science and director of the Center for Middle East Development, on President Barack Obamas Mideast policy.
Professor Steven Spiegel finds President Obama's aggressive actions in the Middle East a needed change from George W. Bush's aloof avoidance of the situation. By taking an active role in delaying Iran's nuclear ambitions and supporting Israeli and Palestinian negotiations, President Obama is taking a more effective approach to peace in the region.
In this article which first appeared in the Huffington Post, Professor Steven Spiegel and Professor Michael Yaffe appeal to the Obama administration to revisit the "multilateral" approach exhibited in the Middle East in the 1990's to prompt peace talks in the region.
The Sept. 25 Huffington Post featured an op-ed co-written by Steven Spiegel, UCLA professor of political science and director of the Center for Middle East Development, on how the Obama administration can best restart negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians on a peace agreement.