Patsy Spier tells of campaign to investigate Indonesia's role in her husband's murder; John Rumbiak calls for independence for the island peoples.
Frank discussions examine the Nobel Prize winning diplomat's contributions to African Studies, his controversial role in the Congo crisis of 1960, and his legacy of trusteeship for emergent and failed states.
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."
Women are largely shut out of high office the PRC, says Bruce Gilley
Richard Baum, Stanley Rosen, and James Tong dissect and analyze the presidential election of March 20
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
Expert panel, Tuesday, March 23, at noon in the Sequoia Room, Faculty Center
Bruce Gilley discusses his new book, China's Democratic Future
Yang Jiemian, Vice President of the Shanghai Institute of International Studies, analyzes the likely path of China's foreign policy in the years ahead
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.
Jiemian Yang, vice president of the Shanghai Institute of International Studies, analyzes crises in U.S.-China relations: why they arise, how they are managed, and what can be done to forestall them.
Richard Baum tells NPR's Day to Day show that trade and Taiwan head U.S. agenda with China, as China emerges as Asia's central power.
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.
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