Wilson Center News

Another Mexican Utopia: Building a Merit-Based Society

Apr 24, 2015
In this Expert Take, Arturo Franco discusses the benefits of creating a merit-based society in Mexico. This view is presented as an alternate "Mexican Utopia" to the one portrayed in Luis Rubio's recently published book "A Mexican Utopia: The Rule of Law is Possible."

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Call For Papers: The Balkans in the Cold War

Oct 19, 2010
The turbulent recent history and the expanding historiography on 20th century Balkans have prompted the Centre for the International Affairs, Diplomacy and Strategy London School of Economics and Political Science and the Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy to organize an international conference that will study the region in the context of the Cold War.

The Iran Primer: Power, Politics and U.S. Policy

Oct 18, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson Center and the United States Institute of Peace announce the release of The Iran Primer: Power, Politics and U.S. Policy, an unprecedented project by 50 of the world's top scholars on Iran, edited by USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright.

Brazil Institute Seeks Spring Interns

Oct 14, 2010
Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in Brazil can apply for the Brazil Institute Spring Internship 2010. Deadline: November 15.

Kennan Institute Alumnus Mikhail Fedotov Appointed Head of Russia's Public Council on Human Rights

Oct 14, 2010
On October 12, 2010, President Dmitry Medvedev appointed Mikhail Fedotov as his Adviser and Chairman of the Presidential Council for Civil Society Institutions Development and Human Rights.

NKIDP documents featured in South Korea's Donga Ilbo and Chosun Ilbo

Oct 14, 2010
The articles highlight the East German attitudes towards Kim Jong Il's succession in the early 1970s, drawing a parallel between the events some 36 years ago with the current question of Kim Jong Un's succession.

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.