Wilson Center News

New Americas Quarterly Released: Higher Education and Competitiveness

Jul 29, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson has an article on Colombia in this edition of the journal "Americas Quarterly."

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MENA Women's News Brief

Jul 29, 2014
The Middle East Program will send out the latest developments on women’s issues in the Middle East and North Africa region on a bi-monthly basis.

Don’t Forget About Governance: The Risk of Tunnel Vision in Chasing Resilience for Asia’s Cities

Jul 29, 2014
Asia is going through an unprecedented wave of urbanization. Secondary and tertiary cities are seeing the most rapid changes in land-use and ownership, social structures, and values as peri-urban and agricultural land become part of metropolitan cityscapes. All the while, climate change is making many of these fast-growing cities more vulnerable to disasters.
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Kerry Pushes for Gaza Cease-Fire

Jul 28, 2014
As Secretary of State John Kerry implores an end to the current crisis in the Middle East, violence continues in the region. Jane Harman joins NOW With Alex Wagner to discuss on MSNBC.

Why Putin was in Latin America

Jul 28, 2014
"Indeed, despite U.S. President Barack Obama’s suggestion earlier this year that Russia is merely a “regional power,” a recent visit to Latin America underscored that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s interests don’t end in Europe’s backyard," writes Public Policy Scholar Diane Negroponte.

Border Crisis

Jul 28, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric Olson is quoted about the extent to which money will be used efficiently in the U.S. plan to deter unaccompanied minors from continuing to enter the U.S.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.