Digital Library

  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali – Muslims must renounce violence

    2/22/2007 Ayaan Hirsi Ali tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why Muslims must give up violence, as Christian radicals have learned to do
    257 Views
  • General Stanley McChrystal: US Special Forces are “Stunningly Good”

    3/16/14 General Stanley McChrystal talks about the capabilities – and the limits – of the “stunningly good” US Special Forces.
    104 Views
  • Sen. John McCain: don’t appease aggression

    3/20/14 Senator John McCain tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council that “history shows If you cave into aggressors, it only encourages further aggression.”
    1007 Views
  • James Bamford on NSA’s massive data collection

    2/4/15 James Bamford talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the enormous amount of data collected by the NSA – and why they need for the world’s biggest computer to crunch all that data.
    90 Views
  • General Stanley McChrystal on Rolling Stone article

    3/16/14 General Stanley McChrystal on what he thinks about the article in Rolling Stone Magazine that ended his military career.
    8976 Views
  • Elon Musk: How SpaceX can get to Mars – on methane

    11/18/13 Elon Musk talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about how SpaceX can use reusable rockets and methane fuel to get humans to Mars
    1595 Views
  • James Bamford: NSA missing terror attacks

    2/4/15 James Bamford tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council that despite extensive intelligence gathering, the NSA has been unable to detect terror attacks aimed at the US.
    107 Views
  • Elon Musk on self-driving cars

    11/18/13 Elon Musk talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about Safety and Self-Driving Cars.
    207 Views
  • Joe Cirincione: “Pakistan is the Most Dangerous Country on Earth”

    3/3/15 Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund, tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why he thinks Pakistan’s nuclear weapons and its domestic instability make it “the most dangerous country on earth.”
    833 Views
  • JPL’s Ed Stone on life on other planets

    1/21/15 Former JPL Director Dr Ed Stone tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why he thinks there is life on other planets – even life on planets in our Solar System.
    1216 Views

The Digital Library has been made possible through a generous grant from the Giles W. And Elise G. Mead Foundation