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Colombian General’s Capture Puts FARC Rebels on the Defensive

Nov 21, 2014
This article about the capture of a Colombian military general by FARC rebels quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson on the Colombian peace talks.

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Woodrow Wilson Awards for Public Service and Corporate Citizenship Presented in South Africa

Oct 07, 2008
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars recently presented the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to South African Finance Minister Trevor A. Manuel and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship to South African entrepreneur Raymond Ackerman at a dinner in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Reconsidering Woodrow Wilson: Progressivism, Internationalism, War, and Peace

Oct 06, 2008
A new book published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press examines the life and legacy of America's 28th president.

Time Magazine highlights three environmentalists working in China as "Heroes of the Environment"

Oct 03, 2008
OCTOBER 2008 - Time Magazine's list of environmental heroes for 2008 features articles on Peter Head, a British engineer building an eco-city in China, Wang Yongchen, a Chinese environmental activist, and Peggy Liu, head of the Chinese NGO, Joint U.S.-China Cooperation on Clean Energy (JUCCCE).

Latest US Nuclear Strategy Calls for Fewer, but Newer, Nuke Weapons

Oct 03, 2008
A recently released report, National Security and Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century, outlines a strategy that the US secretaries of Defense and Energy believe will allow the US to maintain a small but effective nuclear force. Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar William Eldridge comments on the strategy.

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.