A talk by Mykola Riabchuk.
Five years after the Indonesian massacres in East Timor, reconciliation meetings in many villages have tried to restore the broken bonds between the two sides, but the Indonesian generals who ordered the killings have never been brought to trial.
European and American experts, the German ambassador, and former vice chancellor of Austria weigh implications of the May 1 accession of 10 new states.
Former political prisoner Saad Eddin Ibrahim presents 7 reasons for optimism for the region.
Michael Naumann, publisher of Die Zeit, discusses European reactions to the war on terrorism.
Jusur, UCLA's graduate student journal of Middle Eastern Studies, sponsors conference on "Limits to the Frontier."
Mr. Atiku Abubakar in a UCLA address sharply condemns lending practices of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, and scores the exclusion of Africa from the UN Security Council.
A follow-up to "A View from Taipei," UCLA graduate student Norm Apter offers a personal account of the March 20 Taiwan election and its dramatic aftermath
Norm Apter, a UCLA graduate student in Chinese history, is studying in Taiwan and offers this reflection on the presidential campaign underway there
Implications of the November 2003 Bush Doctrine on Middle East democracy.
Charles Snyder brings his forty years of work in Africa to bear in a candid view of the continent's leaders, hot spots, and causes for optimism.
Conservative author, television commentator exchanges views with liberal attorney and former congressman.
Former Israeli prime minister calls for negotiating with the Palestinians "as they are."
Alicia Stevenson and Jonathan Dotan, UCLA seniors abroad in Bosnia, write about their experiences.
UN General Assembly President Jan Kavan declares United Nations "not an instrument of U.S. foreign policy." Reminds audience of the world body's far flung operations in development, health, and peacekeeping.
Shibley Telhami, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, reports that only 3% of Saudis are even "somewhat favorable" to the U.S. The Bush administration's prioritizing security over democracy in the region deepens rifts between people and governments.
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for China Susan Shirk warns that growing nationalism in South Korea and Japan will exacerbate the Bush administration's inept diplomacy in the North Korean nuclear crisis. She examines possible multilateral options for the region.
Will Kosova's rural Muslim population become Europe's own Taliban? The danger is real, according to Isa Blumi, doctoral candidate in history and Middle Eastern Studies at New York University. He offered a first-hand view of the current situation in post-conflict Kosova and the politics of international intervention.
Jerry Green, Middle East specialist for RAND, takes up weapons of mass destruction in Syria, Ahmad Chalabi, nation-building in Afghanistan, and the effects on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Martin Indyk, leading Middle East specialist for the Clinton government, in UCLA address sees opportunity for George Bush following defeat of Saddam Hussein.
Vice Provost Geoffrey Garrett explores the post-9/11 world in first of Burkle Center public class series.
Bill Fletcher Jr. tells UCLA meeting that U.S. goals of regime change may be directed at countries in Africa.
U.S. Needs Partnership with Africa to Stop Spread of AIDS, Former Zambian President Kaunda Tells UCLA Meeting
Kenneth Kaunda, founding president of Zambia from 1964 to 1991, made an impassioned call for international solidarity against the "scourge of HIV/AIDS" February 27.
Columbia University scholar and Palestinian activist Edward Said says Israeli occupation is brutal. Charges widespread violations of Palestinian human rights.
Noted "neo-Liberals" ponder the choices facing China
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