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Taliban Leader Mullah Omar’s Death Confirmed

Jul 29, 2015
Asia Program Senior Associate, Michael Kugelman speaks about the significance of the confirmed death of Taliban Supreme Leader Mullah Omar.

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Wilson Center Welcomes Japan Scholar Kuniko Ashizawa

Oct 08, 2010
WASHINGTON--The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes Dr. Kuniko Ashizawa as a Wilson Center Japan Scholar. Ashizawa will spend four months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in September 2010, working on a research project examining Japan's contributions to peacebuilding efforts in Afghanistan.

Former Wilson Center Fellow Mario Vargas Llosa Wins 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature

Oct 07, 2010
The Swedish Academy said it honored Vargas Llosa for mapping the "structures of power and [for] his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt and defeat."

Leokadia Drobizheva Awarded the Order of Friendship

Oct 07, 2010
Leokadia Mikhailovna Drobizheva, chief researcher at the Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences, was awarded the Order of Friendship on September 25, 2010 by President Dmitry Medvedev.

Scholar Says Recession's Effects Will Linger for Years

Oct 05, 2010
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Don Peck says sustained unemployment is a sign the effects of the economic recession will longer for years. Even when recovery begins to be felt, he said, the nation will not fully recover to pre-recession realities.

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.