Published Date:March 27, 2013
Maimouna Barro (above), associate director of the Center for African Studies, discusses themes covered in the conference "Peace Building in West Africa: Looking for Answers," held recently at Illinois.
March 27, 2013
Published Date:January 14, 2013
Professor Damarys Canache discusses Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's (above) health issues and their potential impact on the future of the Latin American nation prior to his death March 5.
January 14, 2013
Published Date:December 17, 2012
UI History Professor Ken Cuno discusses the recent protests in Egypt against President Muhammad Mursi (above, courtesy UK) and the constitutional referendum which began Dec. 15.
December 17, 2012
Published Date:October 22, 2012
European Union Center Director Bryan Endres, discusses the EU receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in an interview with News Bureau social sciences editor Craig Chamberlain.
October 22, 2012
Published Date:October 8, 2012
Nuclear war seemed a very real possibility 50 years ago this month, as the U.S. confronted the Soviet Union over its placement of nuclear missiles in communist and (above) Fidel Castro-led Cuba. Prof. Ned O'Gorman examined the strategic Cold War thinking of key U.S. leaders during the decade prior to the Cuban crisis in his recent book "Spirits of the Cold War." O'Gorman discusses this confrontation, and the modern example in Iran, in an interview with News Bureau social sciences editor Craig Chamberlain.
October 8, 2012