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Into the Fold or Out in the Cold? NATO Expansion and European Security

May 30, 2014
In the wake of Russian aggression in Ukraine, the topic of European security and NATO expansion post-Cold War is being discussed with renewed urgency. During a recent special event at the Wilson Center, the issue was explored by an impressive panel that featured keynote remarks from US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

Event Report and Transcript: Assessing Warsaw Pact Military Forces

May 22, 2014
A transcript of the CWIHP Event "Assessing Warsaw Pact Military Forces: The Role of CIA Clandestine Reporting" and event report written by moderator A. Ross Johnson.

2014 Ahtisaari Symposium Keynote: The Crisis of Euro-Atlantic Security

May 13, 2014
On May 5, 2014, Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger – Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, and Distinguished Scholar with the Global Europe Program at the Wilson Center – delivered the keynote address on “The Crisis of Euro-Atlantic Security” at the 2014 Ahtisaari Symposium.
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NPIHP Welcomes Ruud van Dijk

May 01, 2014
Dr. Ruud van Dijk will join the NPIHP between April and June 2014 as a Wilson Center public policy scholar to conduct work on his project "The 'Euromissile Crisis,' the Dutch, and Changing Perceptions of Nuclear Weapons, 1977-1987.

Atoms for Europe: Erasmus Intensive Program

Feb 27, 2014
Between February 16th and March 1st 2014, NPIHP Partners were featured at the Atoms for Europe Erasmus Intensive Program, hosted in Augsburg. The program brings together students and teachers from Austria, France, Germany, Italy, and Hungary to discuss the European postwar history with a special focus on nuclear issues.

Documents on Controversial CIA Spy Ryszard Kukliński

Feb 26, 2014
A new Polish film has prompted debate in Poland over whether a colonel who defected to the US during the 1970s deserves to be honored by his home country.

“Gej” (Gay) in Southeast Europe

Feb 19, 2014
“Southeastern European countries are positioned at one of the globe’s front lines of LGBTI organizing,” writes former Wilson Center research scholar Susan Pearce in her latest policy brief on LBGT rights “Gej” in Southeast Europe. According to Pearce, “There is an opportunity for this region’s activists and governments to assume unique leadership on these issues at this point in history.”

The Europa Institute-Wilson Center Scholar Exchange Program

Feb 06, 2014
The Wilson Center, in partnership with the Europa Institute at the University of Zurich (EIZ), is pleased to announce the launch of a Short-Term Research Fellowship Program geared towards academics in the humanities and social science, who currently reside in Switzerland. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to spend four months at the Wilson Center conducting independent, advanced research.

Summer Research Grant Competition

Feb 05, 2014
The Global Europe Program is now accepting applications for the summer research grant competition. This stipend is available to American academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. The grant is for a period of two months, and includes residence at the Wilson Center. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, in order to be considered eligible for this grant opportunity. The deadline for applying is March 1, 2014.

Turkey’s Europe Momentum

Feb 04, 2014
"There is a limit to how far Turkey will distance itself from the West, in particular during times of regional or international systemic crisis," writes Wilson Center Global Fellow Bulent Aras in his latest policy brief on "Turkey's Europe Momentum." Discussing Turkey's relationship with Europe, Aras suggests that "It is possible to generate new momentum for a dialogue with the EU once a carefully structured and expressed political rhetoric has been put into political circulation."

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