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The New Development Bank adds substance to the BRICS

Jul 30, 2014
The sixth summit of the BRICS took place at a time of low economic growth for the group. The BRICS gained prominence after the global financial crisis of 2008, which put the leading capitalist economies on the brink of the abyss and made room for big emerging countries at the decision making table.

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Woodrow Wilson Center Awards Dinner

Oct 29, 2007
The Woodrow Wilson Center holds its second annual awards dinner in Sao Paulo, Brazil to recognize Jorge Gerdau and Zilda Arns. The business entrepreneur and founder of a national community center for children highlighted the importance of civic engagement and called for more public policy. Article Link

Soft Power and Its Perils: U.S. Cultural Policy in Early Postwar Japan and Permanent Dependency

Oct 29, 2007
New Book Published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press Explores the Mixed Long-term Legacy of the U.S. Occupation of Japan

CEF Speakers Named Time Magazine's Environmental Heroes for 2007

Oct 26, 2007
OCTOBER 2007 - Christine Loh and Wang Canfa are recognized globally for their cutting edge environmental protection work

Re-envisioning the Chinese Revolution: The Politics and Poetics of Collective Memory in Reform China

Oct 24, 2007
New Book Published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press Explores Popular Memories of the Cultural Revolution

ECSP Blog Explores Today's New Security Threats

Oct 24, 2007
OCTOBER 2007—The New Security Beat Offers Latest on Population, Environment, Security in the News

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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.