Burkle Center Senior Fellow Gen. Wesley K. Clark gives President Obama advice for Afghanistan.
In this video, Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses questions related to the release or transfer of Quantanamo Bay detainees as well as the territorial legal limits of the War on Terror.
Podcast of a public lecture by Nushin Arbabzadah, UCLA held on Thursday, January 22, 2009.
Born in Kabul and brought up in Orange County, UCLA Islamic Studies alumna Parisa Popalzai says that war-torn Afghanistan needs the help of those who had to leave it. She applies skills learned at the Anderson School and the International Institute to two issues: giving Afghan kids with special needs a chance and training managers for a new economy.
Two European-based anthropologists say that Afghans may be more inclined than some others to speak with enemies and to entertain views opposed to their own.
Podcast of November 17, 2008 Central Asia Initiative Panel Presentation
Two summer courses on campus for the high school set, Persian for Persian Speakers and Russian for Russian Speakers, are about acquiring the skills to impress in languages that L.A.-area students have used since they were small children. The UCLA Center for World Languages created the courses with federal funding.
Parisa Popalzai received a PhD in Islamic Studies from the UCLA International Institute in the 2008 winter quarter. Soon she'll be off to help Afghan copatriots in two big endeavors.
Daily Bruin, May 7, 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.
Argibay's lecture was the last of a three-part series of lectures on international criminal law hosted by the UCLA School of Law, the UCLA Latin American Institute and the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy.
The Daily Bruin, September 27, 2007
Washington Post, Sunday, September 16, 2007
Dr. 'Abdullah' Abdullah notes progress, urges diplomatic solution to dispute between neighboring Iran and the United States.
A full lecture hall of UCLA students heard about the progress of Afghanistan's government directly from Afghan Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah.
Back at UCLA for first of two events, professor and Internet blogger brings sociology of religion to bear on militant Islam's recruiting methods, lending support to view that Iraq invasion revived Al Qaeda.
Three-day meeting at UCLA hears reports on "The Middle East in 2005"
UCLA students learn of immigrants' need of legal representation at an event sponsored by the non-profit Active Voice, the UCLA International Institute, & the UCLA School of Law
Conservative author, television commentator exchanges views with liberal attorney and former congressman.
Ishaq Shahryar cites return of women to schools, massive new construction, and new Afghan army as signs of stabilization. Thanks America for its support.
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