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Robin Wright to Publish Rock the Casbah: Rage and Revolution Across the Islamic World

Mar 14, 2011
USIP-Woodrow Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright will publish her next book, Rock the Casbah: Rage and Revolution Across the Islamic World, with Simon & Schuster on July 12. The volume will span the many political, social, cultural, young, grassroots, and female forces changing the Islamic world when protests erupted across the Middle East.

Citizen Security in the Americas: An Analysis of Trends and Public Policies

Mar 11, 2011
The Latin American Program is pleased to release a reference guide to papers related to its work on citizen security.

Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission:"China's Narratives Regarding National Security Policy"

Mar 10, 2011
The Chinese narrative emerges most clearly from Chinese-language publications on the great powers, including the United States, and on challenges in East Asia, notably in 2010 those related to North Korean belligerence and to regionalism involving Northeast and Southeast Asia. Wilson Center Fellow Gilbert Rozman testifies that this narrative is part of an orchestrated, top-down expression of Chinese national identity. There are divergent views, but not direct contradictions.

Mexican President Felipe Calderón Addresses North American Economy, Migration, Organized Crime in Public Forum

Mar 08, 2011
Enhanced economic integration is needed to make North America more competitive against other world trading blocs, Mexican President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa said at a March 3 public forum co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Council of the Americas. In his prepared remarks, Calderón stressed the deep economic interdependence that exists between the United States and Mexico and noted that one million U.S. families are employed by Mexican-owned companies.

Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman Awarded National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal

Mar 04, 2011
Wilson Center Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman was awarded the National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal by Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper on March 2. The honor recognized Rep. Harman for her work and leadership during her career in the House of Representatives, on post-9/11 intelligence reforms and improved information sharing.

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.