Dec 07, 2006
Efforts to bring Colombia's long-runninginternal armed conflict to an end throughpolitical negotiations continued to face majorobstacles in 2006. This document reviews the major events in the peace process between Colombia's three main paramilitary groups (the FARC, the ELN, and the AUC) and the Colombian government.
Dec 05, 2006
"Nanoscale science and engineering promise to be as important as the steam engine, the transistor, and the Internet, and have the potential to revolutionize all other technologies" according to Neal Lane, former science advisor to U.S. President Bill Clinton. "But that outcome is not guaranteed."
Dec 04, 2006
WASHINGTON- Lee Hamilton, President and Director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, has appointed Gerald (Gerry) McCaughey as chair of the advisory board for its Canada Institute. McCaughey is the President and CEO of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), one of the largest financial services institutions in Canada.
Dec 01, 2006
In recent years, differing opinions over the war in Iraq, the Kyoto Protocol, and the International Criminal Court are among the serious issues that have strained U.S.-European relations. Such divisions raise questions about the stability and future of zones of peace such as the Atlantic community.
Dec 01, 2006
Wilson Center Associate Director Samuel Wells looks at Woodrow Wilson's diplomacy from a European perspective.