In 2001, recounted historian Brian Glyn Williams, 12 Americans and 2,000 horsemen defeated the Taliban in just two weeks under the guidance of ethnic Uzbek warlord Dostum.
Differences in the historical narratives of Japan and Korea have perpetuated negative feelings between the neighboring countries that apologies seem unable to resolve.
Three of the four UCLA faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences are affiliated with the UCLA International Institute: Ivan T. Berend and Michael Mann, with the Center for European and Eurasian Studies; and Gregory Schopen, with the Center for Buddhist Studies.
The Second Annual International Institute Graduate Student Conference will feature students from different fields presenting research on a variety of international topics.
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta traced the unwillingness of U.S. legislators to sit down and work together to a lack of trust that, in his experience, is accumulated through sustained negotiations.
Popular Japanese author Tomoka Shibasaki and literary scholar and translator Motoyuki Shibata found parallels between contemporary Japanese and American literature.
Amos Oz and philanthropists Younes and Soraya Nazarian will receive awards at a celebration of the center's fifth anniversary.
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