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Royal Shakeup Could Strain US-Saudi Relations

May 05, 2015
King Salman of Saudi Arabia announced changes in the line of succession on April 29, which could lead to new tensions in U.S.-Saudi relations. In the latest edition of the Wilson Center Middle East Program’s Viewpoints series, David Ottaway describes how a new wave of “Saudi hawks” are opposed to U.S. engagement with Iran and are asserting their military power against Tehran’s allies in Yemen.

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New CEF Environmental Health Research Briefs Posted

Sep 02, 2009
AUGUST 2009- Three new research briefs regarding energy in China have been posted. The topics are smart grid, electric cars, and green building and they are all available online.

Good Governance is the Key to Canada's Financial Stability

Sep 01, 2009
Panelists at meetings in Toronto and Washington agree that good governance and limited risk-taking contributed to Canada's overall financial stability during the global financial crisis.

Will It Take a New Bretton Woods to Resolve the Financial Crisis?

Sep 01, 2009
Wilson Center Fellow Kathryn Lavelle argues that multilateral cooperation is essential to resolving the financial crisis. But she asks what role, if any, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank will play in its resolution.

Weathering the Economic Crisis: Lessons From Canada

Sep 01, 2009
How did Canada shield itself from the global financial crisis that hit other countries around the world? Two recent Canada Institute meetings explored this very topic.

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.