I Was Once a Classic Car Show Judge

UCLA Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala Doesn’t Dance

Kal Raustiala is professor of law and global studies at UCLA and director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations. Before moderating a discussion of why it’s so difficult to stop and prevent genocide, he talked steak, spice, surfing, and swords in the Zócalo green room.

When It Comes to Stopping Genocide, There’s a Will But Not a Way

We Are More Committed to Ending Mass Atrocities Than Ever Before—We Just Don’t Know How

What does genocide mean? What are its causes? And what kind of actions can be taken—in the U.S. and elsewhere—to stem this horrifying, ongoing global problem? Kal Raustiala, director of …

Here’s Why Genocide Keeps Happening

The Social, Economic, and Political Conditions That Lead to the Worst War Crimes

A century since the systematic slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians, and over half a century since 6 million Jews were killed in the Holocaust, mass atrocities continue to take place …

Genocide in Our Hemisphere

Why the Trial of Gen. Ríos Montt is Good for Guatemala and the World

On May 10, a Guatemalan court made history when it found General Efraín Ríos Montt guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity committed while he controlled the government in the …