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Is Democracy Failing?

Oct 23, 2014
In the United States alone, ongoing partisan battles have raised questions about the ability of the often self-proclaimed “world’s greatest democracy” to meet its most basic obligations. Have these failures, real and perceived, damaged the ability of democracies around the world to promote democratic governance as the solution to a wide range of challenges and problems?

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Conservation NGO Breaks Down Barriers Between Family Planning, Health, Conservation

Nov 07, 2008
NOVEMBER 2008—Vancouver Conference Features "Poverty, Population Growth, and Consumerism" Theme

Air Force Pilot, a Center Scholar, Researches U.S. Nuclear Policy

Nov 03, 2008
Concerned by reports of serious errors made by the Air Force in recent years, Colonel Bill Eldridge—the Wilson Center's first active-duty officer to become a scholar—researches the safety and future of the U.S. nuclear mission.

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.