Three faculty experts agree the death of Osama bin Laden is significant but should have little effect on Al-Qaeda. The network was in decline before bin Laden was killed, and its loose organization makes the central leader less important.
Burkle Center Fellow Amy Zegart comments on KTLA on the meaning of Osama Bin Laden's death and its impact on the War on Terrorism.
Zegart discusses how Al Qaeda has grown stronger since America began its hunt for Bin Laden.
Burkle Center Fellow Amy Zegart quoted in CNN story “Is the U.S. safer today than before the 9/11 attacks?”
Amy Zegart contributes her expertise on U.S. attempts to step up domestic security since the 9/11 attacks.
A lecture by Ilana Feldman, George Washington University
Humanitarian Action in the Middle East and North Africa Under Scrutiny: Criminalizing Humanitarian Engagement
A lecture by Naz Modirzadeh, Harvard University
A lecture by Khaled Abou El Fadl, UCLA School of Law
A discussion on the intervention by the U.S .and its allies in Libya, with General Wesley K. Clark (ret.), UCLA Law Professor Asli Bali and UCLA Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala.
A talk by Laura Dickinson, Arizona State University, with special remarks by Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.). This event was co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Law Program at the UCLA Law School.
A lecture with George Bisharat, UC Hastings College of the Law
Two skeptics of the no-fly zone mission in Libya, Burkle Center Senior Fellow Gen. (ret.) Wesley K. Clark and Acting Professor of Law Asli Bali, identified a range of mixed motives behind the move to intervene and speculated on what will happen next.
A lecture by Hilton Obenzinger, Stanford University
Who May Be Killed? Anwar al-Awlaki as a Case Study in the International Legal Regulation of Lethal Force
A lecture by Robert Chesney, Charles I. Francis Professor in Law, University of Texas School of Law. This event was co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Law Program at the UCLA Law School.
From a March 5, 2011, concert at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall featuring Abdenbi El Fakir, Abdelah El-Yaâkoubi El Kababi, Fattah Abbou and Mohamed Aoualou. The concert was sponsored by the Moroccan American Cultural Center of Los Angeles and UCLA's G.E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies.
Gen. Wesley Clark discusses the United Nations Security Council's decision to approve a no-fly zone over Libya, and says that the coalition needs to know how military action will impact the ultimate political goal in Libya. Aired on CNN Newsroom on March 18, 2011.
Professor Steven Spiegel appears on UCLA News Week to discuss the current crisis in Libya.
In this webcast by the UCLA Broadcast Studio, faculty members from UCLA centers for Near Eastern Studies and Middle East Development weigh in on the ramifications of a U.S.-backed no-fly zone on the civil war in Libya.
Matthew Alexander, an 18-year Air Force and Air Force Reserves veteran and author of books about effective, non-coercive interrogation methods, is bringing his on-the-ground perspective about counterterrorism policies to UCLA as a Burkle Center fellow.
Are you interested in the politics of the Middle East? Do you want to understand the origins of the current crises in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Iran, Israel and Palestine?
A concert featuring Abdenbi El Fakir, Abdelah El-Yaâkoubi El Kababi, Fattah Abbou, Mohamed Aoualou, performed at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall, March 5th, 2011
Hunting the 'Out-of-Place Muslim': Sketching the Juridical Architecture of America's 'War on Terror'
A lecture by Darryl Li, Harvard University
Minister of National Infrastructure Uzi Landau speaks on national resources and the unrest in Arab countries, in a talk sponsored by UCLA's Younes & Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies.
Aşkın, accompanied on the piano by UCLA doctoral student Ayse Taspinar, performed at UCLA's Popper Theater on March 1, 2011.
A lecture by Ussama Makdisi, Rice University
UCLA alumna Jasmin Darznik spoke about unraveling her family's history at a reading on Friday, Feb. 18 at the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies.
A book reading by Jasmin Darznik, Washington and Lee University
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