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Putin’s Grudging Perestroika

May 06, 2015
"There is a widespread view in the West that Russia’s aggressive actions in Ukraine and confrontational policies toward the United States and Europe are an attempt to revitalize aspects of its lost Soviet glory days. But if we look at some of the Kremlin’s domestic policy initiatives, we see a country struggling to become less “Soviet” in its actions and reform its decrepit institutions before it’s too late," writes Maxim Trudolyubov.

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Wilson Center Fellow Devin Fergus to Discuss New Book on Black Nationalism and Liberalism

Oct 06, 2009
Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980 will be featured in a panel discussion and community celebration October 25 in Durham, N.C.

Maleeha Lodhi's Co-Written Op-Ed Feature in the Financial Times

Oct 06, 2009
In an Oct. 5th op-ed in the Financial Times, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Maleeha Lodhi and Anatol Lieven of the New America Foundation proposed an exit strategy for the West from "the Afghan quagmire."

Members of Congress Catch 72-Hour Bug From Constituents

Oct 06, 2009
It's not a new strain of flu, but there is an infectious form of transparentitis that's sweeping the nation. And members are catching it from their constituents, writes Congress Project Director Don Wolfensberger in a Roll Call op-ed.

Climate Security Heats Up

Oct 06, 2009
The effects of climate change have become increasingly linked to global security issues. The October cover story of Centerpoint looks at how the Environmental Change and Security Program has explored the threats and opportunities posed by the problem of climate change.

Combating Climate Change with Condoms

Oct 06, 2009
The scientists and policymakers working to protect the planet may have overlooked one of the easiest, cheapest ways to reduce carbon emissions: contraception.

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.