United States News

Brendon O'Connor Mines the History of Anti-Americanism After 9/11

Sep 12, 2011
Former Wilson Center Australian Scholar Brendon O'Connor published an essay on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in The Australian, reflecting upon the idea of anti-Americanism, the history of how the world views superpowers, and his own time as a scholar in the United States.
Robert Hathaway

Who's Winning the War of Ideas in the Post-9/11 World?

Sep 09, 2011
Who is "winning hearts and minds" after 9/11, and what will the future bring for U.S.-Pakistan relations? Asia Program Director Robert Hathaway answers these questions and more as we observe the 10th anniversary of the attack on America.

Scholar Looks at the Role of New Entrepreneurs

Sep 07, 2011
Public Policy Scholar Amy Wilkinson has interviewed some 250 entrepreneurial leaders in the public and private sectors for her forthcoming book on the nexus between globalization and entrepreneurship. She said highly effective leaders "utilize technology to have virtual, as well as physical, presence; and they hone an ability to communicate globally.”
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Manufacturing Key to America's Future

Aug 29, 2011
The key to stimulating economic growth and job creation is to encourage and support manufacturing in the U.S., writes Wilson Center economics expert Kent Hughes in The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Mideast Blame Game

Aug 22, 2011
As Palestine prepares to make its case for statehood before the United Nations next month, world powers are maneuvering to ensure they're not to blame for the outcome—and this has only exacerbated the Israel-Palestine standstill, writes Aaron David Miller in The Washington Post.

New Game Lets American Public Be Budget Heroes

Jul 19, 2011
Lawmakers from both parties have said the country needs a national conversation about the national debt. At an event on Capitol Hill on July 13, they embraced the popular game Budget Hero as a way to jump start that discussion.

Africa: 53 Countries, One Union - The New Challenges

Jul 13, 2011
"Africa: 53 Countries, One Union - The New Challenges" is a follow up to last year's Conference in Bologna. This Conference aims to bolster African initiatives toward unity, integration, and prosperity.

Greenberg on Spin: A Historical Look at Presidential Persuasion

Apr 05, 2011
Wilson Center Fellow David Greenberg looks at how U.S. presidents have used "spin" in different ways over the last century to sway public opinion and advance their agendas.

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