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Is the U.S. Still the “Indispensable Nation?”: A Conversation With Madeleine Albright

May 28, 2015
Madeleine Albright served as US Secretary of State (1997-2001) and also was a Wilson Center Scholar in 1981-82. She returned to the Center to take part in an alumni event, joining Wilson Director, President, and CEO, Jane Harman for a discussion of America’s historic and evolving role in world affairs.

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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.

Latin American Program Staff in the Media

Mar 04, 2011
We are pleased to share with you a list of media outlets in which Latin American Program staff members have been featured recently.

Wilson Center Welcomes Japan Scholar Nobuo Fukuda

Mar 03, 2011
WASHINGTON--The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes Nobuo Fukuda as a Wilson Center Japan Scholar. Fukuda will spend three months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in February 2011, working on a research project examining forms of positive nationalism in Asia.

Former Wilson Center Scholar Gordon S. Wood Receives National Humanities Medal

Mar 02, 2011
Author, historian, and former Wilson Center scholar Gordon S. Wood has been named one of the National Humanities Medalists for 2010. He accepted the honor at a ceremony at the White House today, where President Obama presented the medals to 10 recipients for achievements in history, literature, education, and culture.

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.