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2014-2015 Dissertation Fellowship Competition

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News


Papers Please

Kal Raustiala is cited in a Foreign Policy article about the United States' refusal to grant a visa to the new Iranian ambassador to the United Nations.

Friday, April 11, 2014


Nuclear talks with Iran could transform geopolitics in the Middle East

A recent Burkle Center event explored the ramifications of nuclear negotiations with Iran and the challenges that remain ahead.

Thursday, March 27, 2014


Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala is quoted in Politiken about American soft power and Hollywood

Hollywood elsker at udstille USA’s skyggesider og rollen som USA’s dårlige samvittighed. Alligevel er filmindustrien en effektiv megafon for amerikanske værdier i hele verden. Op til Oscarfesten i aften er Politiken taget på besøg i Akademiets hjerte.

Sunday, March 02, 2014


Samantha Power discusses importance of freedom of press in global conflicts

U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Samantha Power gave the Annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA on February 23, 2014.

Thursday, February 27, 2014


Burkle Center program aids young filmmakers in “Chance of a Lifetime”

In its first project, the Burkle Global Impact Initiative helped a group of young documentary filmmakers learn about the Millennium Development Goals.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014


Burkle Center Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon gives Keynote Address at The East Asia Round Table in Bangkok

Dr. Kantathi Suphamongkhon delivered the keynote speech at The East Asia Round Table Series, "ASEAN, Thailand, and the Korean Peninsula: A need for a new security arrangement in East Asia?" organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and the Institute of East Asian Studies at Thammasat University.

Monday, January 27, 2014


Rising tension in the East China Sea

At a recent Burkle Center event, regional experts agreed that China's new air defense zone in the East China Sea signaled deepening mistrust in the region, but disagreed as to whether it represented a strategic move or a foreign policy miscalculation.

Monday, January 20, 2014


"Future of humanitarian intervention looks bleak indeed" op-ed by Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon in the Bangkok Post

Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon discusses the implications of the call for intervention in Syria based on the use of chemical weapons on the future of humanitarian interventions.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013


Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala quoted in Congressional Quarterly article on Syria

In the article "Decision to Ask Congress to Authorize Syria Attack Rejuvenates Legislative Role in War," Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala offers opinion on Obama's possible political motivations in asking for Congressional approval on an attack in Syria.

Friday, September 06, 2013


Burkle Center Fellow General Wesley Clark's article on Syria vs. Kosovo

In his article in USA today, Burkle Center Fellow General Wesley Clark says the Kosovo battle was larger, with a different strategic situation than a possible intervention in Syria today, but still teaches to expect the unexpected.

Friday, August 30, 2013


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