Wilson Center News

New Americas Quarterly Released: Higher Education and Competitiveness

Jul 29, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson has an article on Colombia in this edition of the journal "Americas Quarterly."

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North Korean History Offers Insight into the Current System

Oct 15, 2007
Interview with former NKIDP Scholar Kihl-jae Ryoo

Africa Program Partners with the Burundi Leadership Training Program to Gather Key Burundian Leaders, Help End Political Stalemate

Oct 15, 2007
On September 9-12, the Africa Program, with its Burundi partner, the Burundi Leadership Training Program, mounted a "Key Leaders" retreat aimed at stemming a crisis of governance in Burundi. The ruling party had lost its parliamentary majority and tensions between it and the opposition parties had paralysed the government. The retreat, which brought together all party leaders, the four living former presidents, and other key government and society leaders, was used to rebuild trust, communications and negotiations skills among these former protagonists, and create the collaboration and cohesion that policymakers need to move the democratic process forward.

Howard Wolpe in the News

Oct 15, 2007
Ambassador Wolpe, Director of the Africa Program, interviewed on The African World TV.

October 15 and 16: Forum on Sustainable Development

Oct 12, 2007
OCTOBER 2007 - The Professional Association for China's Environment (PACE) is holding a 2 day conference this Monday.

Why 'Soft' Power in Iran is Counterproductive

Oct 11, 2007
Haleh Esfandiari and Robert Litwak explain why the realities in the diplomatic arena and on the ground in Iran call for a change of approach in U.S. foreign policy.

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.